Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 81

Avanade

Seattle, Wash. [Pacific]
http://avanade.com
http://avanade.com/jobs

Why you want to work there

This Seattle-based IT consulting services provider allows its U.S. employees to spend up to $2,000 per year on items that help them achieve work/life balance, and those items often include the latest high-tech gadgets. The company encourages employees to earn professional certifications and expert designations, and even reimburses them for the cost of all technical certifications. IT staffers have a goal of participating in 80 hours of training annually, and U.S. IT workers averaged more than 115 hours of training in the most recent fiscal year.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 20

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 2,070

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 69

IT employee turnover in 2012: 13%

IT promotions in 2012: 11%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012: 14

Training budget per IT employee in 2012: $957

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 16%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 14%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 17%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 22%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 21%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 23%