Technology Insights 2011

Understand the IT & Telecoms landscape with our Technology Insights 2011 reports

Read in-depth reports on current trends and forecasts for the future

You’ll get an up-to-date view of the key trends, opportunities and challenges facing the UK IT & Telecoms sector to 2019, and their implications for skills, in our series of publications.

What the Technology Insights 2011 reports include

An in-depth look at the existing IT & Telecoms landscape and forecasts for the future. Our reports are based on the best global intelligence, including input from over 1,800 employers across the UK.

The Technology Insights 2011 suite of reports comprises an overview report and individual reports for each of the nations.

It also includes our latest report on the Games Development Sector released on 3rd Oct 2011 - see below for details and a downloadable copy.

See the tabs below for the summary report and individual reports to download by nation. Read some of the key findings.

Technology Insights 2011: Summary report

The summary report for the ‘Technology Insights 2011’ suite sets out the current reality, forecasts the future based on the best available intelligence, and assesses the implications and actions for the IT & Telecoms sector.

Download Technology Insights 2011: Summary report PDF 1MB

Technology Insights 2011: Trends and UK Skills Implications

The IT & Telecoms industry directly contributes 9% towards the UK’s Gross Value Added. Continued adoption and exploitation of IT & Telecoms technologies could generate an additional £50 billion to the UK economy over the next 5-7 years.
Read more about these and other key issues in the UK
Download Technology Insights 2011: UK PDF

Technology is changing everything – from business and the economy to social interaction. Our research has identified 15 key trends which will impact on businesses in the coming years, and their implications for skills demand. Five cross cutting skills themes emerged across the trends: Security skills, Business skills, Technology specific skills, Interpersonal skills, and Analytical and research skills.

Read more about future trends and UK skills implications

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Technology Insights 2011: UK

The IT & Telecoms industry directly contributes 9% towards the UK’s Gross Value Added. Continued adoption and exploitation of IT & Telecoms technologies could generate an additional £50 billion to the UK economy over the next 5-7 years.
Read more about these and other key issues in the UK
Download Technology Insights 2011: UK PDF

The IT & Telecoms industry directly contributes 9% towards the UK’s Gross Value Added. Continued adoption and exploitation of IT & Telecoms technologies could generate an additional £50 billion to the UK economy over the next 5-7 years.

Read more about these and other key issues in the UK

Download Technology Insights 2011: UK PDF 3MB

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Technology Insights 2011: England

One in every 17 people working in England is employed in the IT & Telecoms workforce, with the IT & Telecoms sector contributing 8% (£61 billion) of England’s Gross Value Added.

Read more about these and other key issues in England

Download Technology Insights 2011: England PDF 7MB

Technology Insights 2011: Northern Ireland

Approximately 1 in every 50 workplaces in Northern Ireland (2% of the total) are IT & Telecoms related. The IT & Telecoms industry GVA contribution amounts to 1.4% (£0.8 billion) and optimisation of ICT could generate an additional £0.7 billion GVA across the Northern Ireland economy. 

Read more about these and other key issues in Northern Ireland

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Technology Insights 2011: Scotland

1 in 25 workers in Scotland are employed in the IT & Telecoms workforce and 4% of workplaces in Scotland are IT & Telecoms related. Today, the IT & Telecoms industry contributes 5% of Scotland’s total Gross Value Added (GVA). Optimisation of ICT could generate an additional £5.0 billion GVA across Scotland’s economy over the next 5-7 years. 

Read more about these and other key issues in Scotland

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Technology Insights 2011: Wales

The IT & Telecoms industry contributes 5% of Wales’s Gross Value Added (£1.2 billion). In Wales the number of applicants to computing degree courses has gradually been increasing since 2004, but is yet to reach the 2002 figure of 815. 

Read more about these and other key issues in Wales

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Cipolwg ar Dechnoleg 2011: Cymru

Technology Insights 2011: The Games Development Sector

The Games Development Sector report is based upon the information provided by over 300 Games development studios based in the UK, France, Canada and the USA. It  finds  the overall outlook of Games studios in the UK to be very positive, with around two thirds of employers responding to e-skills UK’s survey forecasting a rise in turnover and company profitability over the coming twelve months.

Download Technology Insights 2011: Games Development Sector report 1.5MB

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