There is a huge gap in demand and supply of talent in the emerging technologies in India, as companies fast-track their digital transformation journey in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent report.
The report – Trends Impacting demand and supply of digital talent in India – by the IT industry body NASSCOM revealed that India’s demand for Digital talent jobs in the areas of cloud computing, big data analytics, and cybersecurity is approximately 8x larger than the size of its fresh talent pool currently.
“By 2024, this demand is expected to become 20x the available fresh talent pool,” the report said.
“Growing investment by global MNCs is expected to amplify the rising demand for talent, thereby further widening the demand-supply gap,” the report added.
NASSCOM has divided the talent pool into