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The skills gap and the future of hardware technicians

From Information Age

"Rhetoric around skills and education has positioned the skills gap as a challenge facing the software coding and data analysis fields, with both areas expected to power the future startups of TechCity.

However there are other areas of IT impacted by the skills gap, namely hardware support.

With cloud technology cementing its position as the future of IT, predicted to grow on average 19.4% each year until 2020, the speed of technology uptake has not been seen since the emergence of the internet.

Fewer SMEs have any system hardware and the days of a data centre in the basement of every company building are slowly disappearing. The perception to the end user is that on-premise IT and hardware investment is on the way out.”

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NCC Weekly News Update 4 October 2016 



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