VENDORiQ: A good year for contractors?
18 February 2021: The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Labour Force report highlighted major increases in employment for ICT and business professionals.
Net increases of note in the period were:
- programmers (14%)
- network professionals (16%)
- web designers (16%)
- database administrators (23%)
- accountants (14%)
- information / organisational professionals (27%).
- Sourcing Teams
- Human Resources
These increases are consistent with forecasts that found ICT spending would increase in 2021 to
secure growth opportunities and support remote staff.
Employment increases of the scale above inevitably trigger investment in new systems that need
innovative software solutions, hardware, and specialised ICT services, all of which open the door for
market-ready vendors to promote their offerings.
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