Canada's Big Data Consortium in their report on Closing Canada's Big Data Talent Gap identifies a shortage today of 10,500 to 19,000 technical staff for positions as
Data Solutions Architect
Chief Data Officer
Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) report on Big Data and the Intelligence Economy comments that there needs to be an equivalent number of IT personnel to deal with security issues.
ICTC estimates 56,000 IT personnel employed directly or indirectly in the Big Data industry by 2020.
Canada's Big Data Consortium in their report on Closing the Talent Gap identifies a shortage of 150,000 business staff
with solid data and analytical literacy.