Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 33

Vanguard

Valley Forge, Pa. [Middle Atlantic]
http://vanguard.com
http://careers.vanguard.com

Why you want to work there

This Valley Forge, Pa.-based investment firm keeps its large custom development projects for retail and institutional clients in-house, giving IT staffers a chance to work with leading-edge technologies and hone their skills. Every IT position has a customized learning map, and the company offers more than 1,200 IT-specific classroom and computer-based courses. IT workers can swap knowledge and share best practices at the internal "IT Hub" site.

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Rank by company size:
Large, No. 20

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 12,711

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 2,444

IT employee turnover in 2011: 4%

IT promotions in 2011: 9%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $1,391

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 27%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 25%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 27%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 30%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 15%

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