Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 23

Vanguard Group

Malvern, Pa. [Middle Atlantic]
http://www.vanguard.com
http:///careers.vanguard.com

Why you want to work there

This Valley Forge, Pa.-based investment firm provides numerous opportunities for IT staffers to develop their talents and advance their careers. For example, participants in the Research and Innovation program work in five-person teams to investigate emerging technologies and determine how they can be used to serve Vanguard clients. In the past few years, the company has opened offices in the U.K., Switzerland, Hong Kong and Canada, giving employees a chance to pursue opportunities abroad.

Editor's note: A data sorting error caused an incorrect rank by company size for Vanguard to appear when the chart below was first published. The error has been corrected.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 13

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 13,020

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,537

IT employee turnover in 2012: 3%

IT promotions in 2012: 14%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $1,337

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 29%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 26%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 29%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 30%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 16%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 32%