Huge Shortage of UK Big Data Experts
A recent study of over 1,000 CIOs and COOs by Accenture appears to back our message that there is a huge shortage of big data talent in the UK.
Their research shows that 48% of respondents are struggling to find enough skilled professionals to what they consider "very important" or "extremely important" to the digital transformation of their organisations. For comparison purposes, the global shortage rate was 41%.
This is a key area for business with 62% of the UK respondents saying they expect big data projects to have the biggest impact on their organisations.