Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Computer System Design Services industry is comprised of businesses that assist in the development and implementation of programming systems and business solutions. The industry has rapidly grown since the use of computers in the workplace became more common and has benefited from businesses outsourcing many non-essential operations. Industry growth slowed briefly during the global financial crisis as business confidence dropped considerably. In the wake of the crisis, financial service providers, banks and insurers continue to be the industry's largest clients. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 3.9% to total $44.2 billion, including 2.6% growth in 2013-14... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
New South Wales has the greatest discrepancy between the proportion of industry establishments and national population. This is likely due to the number of large firms in New South Wales. Most major international companies have headquarters in Sydney. Many of them also house the hub of their online and computing operations in the state.
It is not necessary to be physically present to conduct much of the work performed by players in the industry. Nevertheless, being near potential clients assists with marketing and sales, which are essential in competition between the major players. A similar situation exists in Victoria, which has the second-largest discrepancy between population and establishments... purchase to read more