ICT budget and staffing trends in Mexico - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

ICT budget and staffing trends in Mexico - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

Category : ICT & Media
Published On : January  2013
Pages : 35



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Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 119 Mexican enterprises regarding their Information & Communication Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how Mexican enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting.
Scope
Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2013 in terms of their overall size. Appreciate how IT budgets are allocated across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications and consulting. Learn how IT pesos are being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network. Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within Mexican organizations. Gain insight into with whom Mexican enterprises plan to spend their ICT pesos.
Summary
Why was the report written? In order to provide a depth of insight into ICT vendors’ and service providers’ potential customers What is the current market landscape and what is changing? The Mexican economy is witnessing steady growth despite global economic uncertainty. Consequently, ICT spending in Mexico is also taking an upward trajectory; increase in IT spending will come mainly from the underpenetrated areas of the country in segments such as application development and hosted data services. What are the key drivers behind recent market changes? Driving productivity and improving business operations is compelling enterprises to increase their investments in the areas of hosted data services and application development. What makes this report unique and essential to read? Kable Market Research Market Research has invested significant resources in order to interview CIOs and IT managers about their IT Budgets. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 110+ ICT decision makers in Mexican market in H2 2012.
Reasons To Buy
Industry verticals such as manufacturing, government, telecoms and financial services are expected to drive IT spending in the coming years. Mexican enterprises are expecting that their investments in Software Infrastructure and Integration & SOA will decline by X% and X% respectively in 2013. Mexican enterprises’ telecommunication spending is spread across fixed voice, mobile voice and converged voice & data. It is evident from the survey that Mexican enterprises are focusing on strengthening their communication networks by spending more on fixed and mobile voice (X% of telecoms budget). Mexican enterprises are expecting to increase their software spending, owing to increasing demand for custom software from verticals such as Government, healthcare, financial services and manufacturing. Kable Market Research’s recent survey shows that the average allocation of IT staff for IT management is relatively low at X%, which could be because hosted services are gaining traction. This is shifting some of the burden of IT management and applications away from enterprises on to the service providers themselves.

Table of Contents
1 Trends in ICT budgets
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 IT budget changes
1.4 IT budget allocation by core technology area
1.5 IT budget allocation by function
1.6 IT spending by entity
1.7 IT staff distribution
2 Detailed IT budget allocations
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Hardware budget breakdown
2.3 Software budget breakdowns
2.4 Third party IT Services expenditure
2.5 Telecommunications budget
3 Summary
3.1 Mexican enterprises are raising IT spending, albeit at a tentative and modest pace
4 Appendix
4.1 Definitions
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors
List Of Tables
Table 1: Mexican enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Table 2: Mexican enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Mexican enterprises
Table 4: Mexican enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation in 2012
Table 5: Mexican enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation in 2013
Table 6: Mexican enterprises' ICT budget allocation by function, 2012 and 2013
Table 7: Mexican enterprises' IT budget allocation by entity in 2012
Table 8: Mexican enterprises' IT budget allocation by entity in 2013
Table 9: Average allocation of full-time IT staff members in Mexican enterprises
Table 10: Mexican enterprises' average hardware budget allocation
Table 11: Average allocation of software budgets in the Mexican enterprise market
Table 12: Mexican enterprises' average software budget allocation by technology
Table 13: Mexican enterprises' average IT services budget allocation
Table 14: Mexican enterprises' average IT consulting services budget allocation
Table 15: Mexican enterprises' average telecommunications budget allocation

List Of Figures
Figure 1: Mexican enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 2: Mexican enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Mexican enterprises
Figure 4: Mexican enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation in 2012
Figure 5: Mexican enterprises' (external) ICT budget allocation in 2013
Figure 6: Mexican enterprises' ICT budget allocation by function, 2012 and 2013
Figure 7: Mexican enterprises' IT budget allocation by entity in 2012
Figure 8: Mexican enterprises' IT budget allocation by entity in 2013
Figure 9: Average allocation of full-time IT staff members in Mexican enterprises
Figure 10: Mexican enterprises' average hardware budget allocation
Figure 11: Average allocation of software budgets in Mexican enterprise market
Figure 12: Mexican enterprises' average software budget allocation by technology
Figure 13: Mexican enterprises' average IT services budget allocation
Figure 14: Mexican enterprises' average IT consulting services budget allocation
Figure 15: Mexican enterprises' average telecommunications budget allocation

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