The Computer Training Services industry has sustained large swings in revenue over the past five years. Despite a notable skills shortage, the intake of IT students has trended downward over the period, primarily due to the lack of student interest in pursuing an IT career. The Computer Training Services industry is forecast to decline by an annualised 0.3% in the five years through 2013-14, to reach $176.5 million. The prevalence of outsourcing low-value IT work to low-cost countries has also added to a fall IT student numbers.
Firms in the industry provide vocational and certification training in computer programming, software packages, computerised business systems, computer electronics technology, computer operations and local area network management. The industry also includes other training services that these firms may provide. The industry does not include computer repair services, higher education computing qualifications, or firms that purely focus on non-qualification based training.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.