• Market Analyst - Software

    Job Location HU-Budapest
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.


    We are actively seeking a Senior Research Analyst to join our team in Budapest. The successful candidate is required to have data analysis/market research experience and be a fluent English speaker.



    Delivery/production tasks:

    • Working on all quarterly, annual and semiannual research of the cloud/IT Services/Software program, for both standard products and custom research/consulting
    • Perform various research activities such as company interviews, data collection and modeling, content development
    • Writing analysis, reports, bulletins
    • Tracking the business of local and international firms, monitoring market activities
    • (Co)Execute, (co)deliver of sold custom research projects
    • Support the event business line with market information and event content development
    Customer facing tasks:
    • Establish and grow relations with market players and relevant communities
    • Support business development and sales activities with identifying target companies, profiling customers, identifying sales entry points and topics
    • Identify and scope customer needs, develop IDC solutions and position them to customers (scope projects and prepare proposals in coordination with sales and consulting)
    • Deliver presentations, business briefings





    • University degree is required
    • Relevant work experience is preferred, and may include market and/or equity research in the IT field; or research, marketing or sales at an IT provider or vendor
    • Excellent written and spoken English
    • Industry-specific knowledge (software industry) a plus
    • Knowledge of IT markets


    A candidate has to be able to demonstrate:


    • An understanding of the IT industry, in particular applications and software
    • An ability to discuss and analyze technical issues
    • An aptitude for business analysis and quantitative analysis
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Excellent writing and presentation skills
    • Good interview skills, and solid phone interview skills
    • Proficiency with Excel and other Office software packages


    Regrettably, only successful candidates will be contacted.



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