Mid-Year Salary Survey Released by Janco

Mid-Year Salary Survey Released by Janco

Mid-Year Salary Survey – Janco Associates, Inc. has just released its 2015 mid-year salary survey.  To read about the salary survey go to https://www.e-janco.com/salary.htm.

IT Median Salaries Mid-Year 2014 vs. Mid-Year 2015

Historic versus current salaries IT Professionals

The major finding are:

  • In the prior 12 months the IT job market grew by 139,100.
  • IT compensation for all IT Professionals has increased by 1.22% in the last 12 months.
  • CIOs compensation across all organizations has shown another increase.  The mean compensation for CIOs in large enterprises is now $189,324 (up 2.14%) and $174,520 (up 1.44%) in mid-sized enterprises.
  • Positions in highest demand are all associated with security, training, large data center management, distributed/mobile system project management,  quality control, BYOD implementation, capacity planning and service level improvement.
  • Over the long term IT executives have fared better in large companies than mid-sized companies.
  • On shore outsourcing has peaked and companies are looking to bring IT operations back into their direct control and reduce operating costs.
  • Mandated requirements for records management systems and electronic medical records have increased the demand for quality control staff and custodians (librarians) of mechanized records.
  • Companies are continuing to refine the benefits provided to full time IT professionals. Though benefits such as health care are available to 80%, IT professionals are now paying a greater portion of that cost.
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Top 10 Project Manager Challenges

Top 10 Project Manager Challenges

Top 10 Project Manager Challenges have been identified in a survey that was conducted by Janco Associates.  One of the more interesting findings was the fact that project managers are doing more things that do not relate to the projects they are on and that is frustrating them.

The top 10 challenges that project managers face in order of importance are:

  1. Bureaucracy – admin overhead
  2. Over worked
  3. Under staffed
  4. Changes in specifications
  5. Changes coming too fast
  6. Scalability of applications
  7. Deadlines not agreed on
  8. Staff skills gaps
  9. Technology out of date
  10. Staff turnover

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There a a number of full job descriptions for the various Project Manager positions in the HandiGuide that is published by Janco.  These descriptions come in MS Word and PDF formats and are easily modified to meed specific organizational requirements.T he  top 10 project manager challenges are all address in those job job descriptions.