Tuned up: Growth in the number of business in Texas has boosted demand for industry services

The IT Consulting industry in Texas is composed of companies that help businesses design and implement information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure. Since the cost of living in Texas is comparatively low, while workers are paid well, their wages are comparatively lower than other states. Consequently, the industry has low capital requirements, enabling a modest number of independent and small operators to compete. Over the past five years, shifting technology trends toward cloud computing and data analytics have caused larger operators to acquire smaller companies and develop new products to stay relevant. A growth in the number of business in Texas has also boosted demand for industry services...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A healthy and productive state-wide economy will encourage spending on the highly important IT systems
  • Employees will be working with prevalent trends such as big data, cloud, mobile and social software
  • Growing businesses will seek the assistance of IT consultants to improve operational efficiency
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Although industry operators are spread out across the state, the vast majority of IT Consulting establishments are primarily concentrated in the North, Gulf, Central, Hill Country and East regions of the state. On the county level, Harris County alone accounts for the highest percentage at an estimated 17.9% of total industry establishments and 16.5% of the state's total population. Dallas Count follows closely, holding 17.3% of establishments with just 9.2% of the state's population. Collin County is the third largest county, holding 11.5% of industry establishments and just 3.4% of Texas's population...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the IT Consulting in Texas Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the IT Consulting in Texas Industry are

  • Adoption of a commercial focus
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of businesses in Texas and Local and State Government Expenditure in Texas in the IT Consulting in Texas industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the IT Consulting in Texas Industry?

    The IT Consulting industry in Texas includes firms that provide the following services to client companies: writing, testing and supporting custom software; planning and designing integrated hardware, software and communication infrastructure; and on-site management of computer systems and data processing facilities. This industry excludes packaged software publishers and off-site data processing and hosting services.

    Industry Products
  • IT technical consulting
  • Website hosting
  • Custom application design, development and integration
  • IT infrastructure and management
  • IT technical support
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing information technology expertise for consumers
  • Writing, modifying, testing and supporting software to meet the specific needs of one client
  • Planning, design and integration of computer or network systems
  • On-site management and IT functions
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses in Texas
  • Local and State Government Expenditure in Texas
  • Population of Texas
  • Consumer price index

  • Current Performance
  • Innovation
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Business growth and investment
  • Innovation and shifting technological trends
  • Table: IT Consulting in Texas Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - IT Consulting in Texas Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Information
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Information
  • Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • IT technical support
  • Custom application design, development and integration
  • IT technical consulting
  • IT infrastructure and management
  • Website hosting
  • Other
  • Chart: IT Consulting in Texas Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Private sector
  • Federal government
  • State and local governments
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the IT Consulting in Texas Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs IT Consulting in Texas

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the IT Consulting in Texas Industry

  • DXC Technology Co., International Business Machines Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Cisco Systems Inc., NTT Data Corporation,
  • Table: DXC Technology Co. - financial performance
  • Table: International Business Machines Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Microsoft Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Cisco Systems Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: NTT Data Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the IT Consulting in Texas Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the IT Consulting in Texas Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Corporate Profit (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Big Data Analytics
  • The method by which a company combs through a large collection of unorganized data for potential trends and insights.
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computing model in which companies' computer applications are hosted in outside servers accessible via the internet and managed by third-party firms.
  • Commoditization
  • The trend toward uniformity in product offerings and price; commonly cited as a cause of declining prices and profitability in computer hardware manufacturing.
  • Information Technology (It)
  • The design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems.
  • Integrated System
  • A preintegrated, optimized combination of software and hardware. Such a system increases ease in installing updates and improves performance, scalability and reliability.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Server
  • Any combination of hardware or software designed to provide services to clients; it generally refers to a center of a network, where information can be shared via an online connection.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • Software that is deployed over the internet and runs behind a firewall in a person's local area network or personal computer.
  • Third Platform
  • A collection of all modern IT technologies introduced in the past decade; includes cloud computing, social networking, mobile computing and 'big data' analytics.
  • Virtualization
  • The use of software programs to operate multiple virtual server systems on one physical server.
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