Gartner: Big Data Market is Worth $3.7 Trillion, Generating Over 4 Million Jobs by 2015

The exponential growth of digital information generated is giving way to a high demand for skilled professionals. This was stated by Gartner in its latest Symposium/ITxpo event held in Orlando, USA.

According to analyst estimates, in 2015 the market will generate over 4.4 million jobs directly to meet the needs of analytical and management of Big Data. In the US alone the number will be 1.9 million. Gartner also predicts that total IT spending to rise by 3.8 percent in 2013 to $3.7 trillion globally.

Companies want to get more information and decision information from their mountains of data, but this requires new employees who know both the analytical capabilities, and the business relevance of the available data sets.

The large volumes of data create a new layer in the economy and will try to convert the information or data on income, which will help accelerate the growth of the global economy and create jobs for structured and unstructured data.

“Every big data-related role in the U.S. will create employment for three people outside of IT, so over the next four years a total of 6 million jobs in the U.S. will be generated by the information economy,” said Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president and global head of research at Gartner.

However, Sondergaard warns of certain problems, such as lack of talent to perform these jobs and that only one-third of the 1.9 million big data jobs are likely to be filled.

“Our public and private education systems are failing us,” he said. “Data experts will be a scarce, valuable commodity.”

Big Data and analytics are still on Gartner’s list of the ten most important technological trends. The question is, whether there are staffs to fill new jobs in the Big Data. There is a lack of talent in the IT industry. Unfortunately, they were not able to produce any public or private educational system.

According to experts, the company has time to pay attention to how they develop and attract IT professionals. They are necessary for the development of business and will determine the future of the information economy. Big data will

In addition, Gartner also claims to speak in the Symposium event, which annually brings together CIOs and senior business executives and IT department, the advantages of a good implementation of cloud computing in business, helping to reduce costs and the importance of developing strategies to mobile devices, taking into account the rise of tablets and smartphones in the hands of customers.

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