This report presents the findings from a survey of 45 Norwegian enterprises regarding their Information & Communication Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how Norwegian enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting.... Research Beam Model: Research Beam Product ID: 111219 1250 USD New
ICT budget and staffing trends in Norway - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013
 

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

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

Category : ICT & Media
Published On : April  2013
Pages : 33



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Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 45 Norwegian enterprises regarding their Information & Communication Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how Norwegian 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 budgets are allocated across the core elements of ICT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications and consulting. Learn how ICT Krone are being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network. Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within Norwegian organizations. Gain insight into with whom Norwegian enterprises plan to spend their ICT Krone.
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? With the Norwegian economy doing well, enterprises in Norway are looking to invest in core technology areas but at the same time disruptive technologies like SaaS and convergence are also gaining momentum. What are the key drivers behind recent market changes? Norwegian enterprises’ need to reduce costs, improve scalability, and achieve operational efficiency is driving the adoption of new and disruptive technology models. 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 ICT Budgets. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 40+ ICT decision makers in the Norwegian market in H2 2012.
Reasons To Buy
According to Kable Market Research’s survey, spending on hardware is going to take a hit in 2013, as Norwegian enterprises are planning to spend X% of their total ICT budget on hardware, a X% decrease compared to 2012. Norwegian enterprises are set to reduce their spend on data centre by X% in 2013 compared to 2012. Norwegian enterprises are expected to invest X% of their total ICT budgets on internal development and maintenance in 2013, an increase of X% over 2012. Enterprises in Norway are also looking to invest considerably in security solutions, allocating X% of their total hardware budgets to this category. Kable Market Research’s recent survey shows Norwegian enterprises are allocation X% of the total telecommunications budget on fixed voice networks.

Table of Contents
1 Trends in ICT budgets
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 ICT budget changes
1.4 ICT budget allocation by core technology area
1.5 ICT budget allocation by function
1.6 ICT spending by entity
1.7 IT staff distribution
2 Detailed ICT 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 Norway’s economic stability is driving the demand for core technologies and IT services
4 Appendix
4.1 Definitions
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors

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

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

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