Did you know that labor costs are predicted to increase 5-7% annually over the next few years?
It's critical to make sure you're sourcing the best rates for your IT labor force.
See if you have the most up-to-date rates with IDC's IT Rate Card.
Delivering fact-based IT labor rates based on actual customer deals
for key functions in your organization
Structure agreements based on best
in class rates to drive tangible
Refine your sourcing strategy and
enhance vendor measurement
IT Program Management
Optimize budget and resource
planning amidst an evolving market
for IT labor resources
Objective Data at Your Fingertips
- Rates from the most sought-after global geographies
- Comprehensive collection of rates from thousands of customer contracts
- Data updated quarterly with focus on most recent deal data
- Personalized dashboards that track rates over time and notify users of changes
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- Align and benchmark your own rates
- Assign hourly resource levels for total project cost
- Drive transparency in vendor negotiations
- Tailored reporting that can be shared with internal stakeholders
Did you also know that increases could top 20%
for certain roles, vendors and countries?
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Learn from our analysts' experience and expertise
"Labor rates are a moving target with labor markets evolving on a global scale. Buyers are experiencing sharp increases but not uniformly in all locations or for all roles. IDC has worked with countless IT buyers to assess and benchmark rate cards rates for a wide range of roles and providers in all major geos."
Group Vice President,
Worldwide Benchmarking and Market Models
"Having worked in the IT service pricing world for 20+ years, including as a service provider, I can confidently say that the IDC Rate Card tool provides end users with a novel, powerful perspective into the world of technology labor rates. IDC is well positioned to provide timely, regularly-refreshed labor rate benchmarking data obtained directly from live deals across the global marketplace. Customers and vendors alike will benefit from the insights possible with this new information source."
Worldwide Benchmarking Services
"The industry has become accustomed to year-on-year price reductions for IT services, enabled by increased automation and efficiencies however underlying labor rates have increased in real terms which has impacted the benefit of offshoring. IDC is ideally positioned to advise clients using market price data from recently signed deals together with market insights and trends from IDC’s analyst experts."
Senior Benchmarking Consultant
“The dynamic of hourly rates is amongst others based on market developments as supply and demand. With current scarcity at a lot of IT roles and skills and the level of inflation, it’s difficult for customers and vendors to obtain insights to the current market rates. IDC’s decades of worldwide tracking of rates and developments can benefit our clients with actual and factual insights.”
Principal IT Benchmarking
“IDC has numerous years of experience in accumulating market data of IT hourly rates. Based on our extensive market data, IDC is able to provide insight into the current IT labor market and provide our clients with up-to-date market intelligence and advice on IT labor sourcing strategies, enabling IT buyers to gain a competitive advantage when contracting external IT labor resources and IT vendors to gain insight into the market competitiveness of their current rates.”