- Major Studies
Since 1990, Computer Economics has been the leading source of benchmark studies on IT spending and staffing for commercial and governmental organizations.
This annual study of 31 chapters provides IT spending and staffing metrics by industry sector and organization size for businesses and governmental organizations in North America.
This report is based on our in-depth, annual survey of over 200 IT organizations.
Industry sectors include financial services, manufacturing, high-tech, retail, wholesale distribution, energy and utilities, healthcare, professional and technical services, transportation, construction/trade services, government, and nonprofit. Individual chapters for even more narrow industry subsectors are also provided, including various types of commercial and public sector organizations.
Click to learn more, download the report, or download the free executive summary: IT Spending and Staffing Benchmarks.
Each chapter covers IT support levels for a different IT function: IT management and administration, project management, help desk, desktop support, business analysts, server support, network support, application developers, DevOps engineer, ERP support, database administration, data management, IT quality assurance, IT security, web/e-commerce, and communication systems
This special collection is a valuable source of information for IT executives interested in benchmarking their staffing levels with those of similar organizations.
Click to learn more, download the report, or download a free sample: IT Staffing Ratios: Benchmarking Metrics and Analysis for 16 Key IT Job Functions.
Security and cybersecurity incidents are costly, with losses increasing every year. No wonder, then, that our research shows IT security and cybersecurity are the top priority for new IT investments year after year. But how much is enough?
Although investments in security should be based on a risk assessment, knowing what others in your industry are spending can provide an important baseline.
To answer this question, we have released a new report to provide key budgetary metrics for security and cybersecurity.
Click to learn more, download the report, or download a free sample, IT Security, Cybersecurity, and Compliance Spending and Staffing Benchmarks.
At the end of each year, we publish our forecast for IT spending for the coming year, based on a special survey of IT organizations worldwide. Here is the latest edition:
In addition, we publish special studies from time to time on special topics related to IT spending benchmarks, based on our original research. Here are some examples: