A study conducted by LiceoTIC Training shows that a Increase in main cost parameters of IT department (expenditure, investment and number of people), which comes with positive global forecasts of companies for increased billing for 2023. Thus, the greater increase in IT costs with respect to business billing can be explained by a. Growing need for spending and investing in cyber securityBut above all because of the expectation that IT provides solutions that allow companies to improve their margins, especially keeping in mind the high inflationary environment.
Companies expect their turnover to increase by more than 5%
The general forecasts of Spanish companies are positive. Thus, according to data from the LiceoTIC training report, Companies expect general business to grow by more than 5% in 2023, However, they are not as positive as last year, when companies forecast 12%. With regard to spending and investment in IT, the analysis shows that investment in IT spending will increase by more than 7% (down 5 points from last year) and 15% (up 6 points from last year) over last year. Thus, for every €100 of billing, Investments in IT are expected to be worth €1.61 in 2023, compared to €1.57 in 2022.
Logistics and transportation, the sector that expects higher invoices
by regions, and, as derived from last year’s study, logistics and transportation This is the sector which is expected to increase its turnover the most by 24.9%. Although this figure is less than last year’s forecast, when it was 26.6%. Billing is the second largest sector in terms of forecasting energy, which expects a 15% increase in its turnover. Last year, this sector was the sector with the lowest billing growth forecast. However, in this year’s analysis, the sector with the lowest forecast is services with 5.6%. Distribution is in third place with 11.8%.
With respect to investment in IT, the sector with the highest investment in IT is logistics sector, With an increase of 15.3%. It is followed by the energy sector with 13.3% and distribution with 11.3%.
Study shows that companies expect Increase your workforce by 1.5%, The logistics and transportation sector is the one that expects to increase its workforce the most by 9.8%, followed by the energy sector, which expects to increase its workforce by 4%. Companies estimate the number of employees in the IT sector 6.4% increase, This is higher than last year when it was 4.8%. The sector investing the most in 2023 among IT professionals is distribution and retail (12%).