Research Analyst, Cloud Innovation and Services

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 weeks ago



IDC is looking for a  Research Analyst  to join our European Cloud Innovation and Services team to support our Services research business. In this role as a Research Analyst, you will conduct research and contribute to the development, articulation, and creation of diverse research deliverables from infographics, reports to vlogs. This role presents an opportunity to join a high performing and fun team as well as have the chance to influence the direction of the IT services industry in Europe. The ideal candidate should be proactive, have a thirst for knowledge, be highly autonomous and yet thrive in a collaborative environment.


  • Conducting primary and secondary research on the IT Services market movements
  • Employ storytelling techniques in authoring and publishing reports and presentations
  • Extract insight from data to build narratives, and forecast market dynamics
  • Actively participate in developing thought-leading topics and themes in the services domain and its implications for vendors and end-user organizations.
  • Providing timely, insightful and relevant commentary on industry events in Europe or that have European relevance
  • Ensuring timely delivery of research and consulting engagements
  • Actively contribute to IDC’s worldwide services research themes
  • Be a trusted advisor to IDC’s clients
  • Collaboration with data and research teams, regional GTM, marketing, and other internal stakeholders
  • Qualifications

  • 3-7 years of total experience of working with technology research and analysis
  • Appetite to continuously learn
  • A quick and creative thinker with deep curiosity
  • A broad understanding of the IT services market and key vendors in Europe
  • An understanding of the IT market intelligence analyst world, either directly from an analyst background or in interactions with analysts, most likely in a vendor-based role.
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Expertise in using spread sheets (Excel sheets) for Data Analysis and statistical analysis.
  • Excellent presentation, communication & analytical skills
  • Self-driven and proactive
  • Strong understanding of new technologies such as AI, RPA, BDA, blockchain, cloud, etc.
  • English fluency is core requirement
  • Perks of the role we offer

  • Benefits vary per company’s offering in country of hiring
  • The role will involve some travel, predominantly in Europe but occasionally to other regions
  • We are a dynamic, friendly, collaborative, and fun team in a medium-sized organization, which allows for your contributions to truly make an impact
  • You will work in an autonomous manner and organize your work however you wish
  • An exciting job that will offer you new opportunities and learnings every day
  • You will have opportunity to benefit from a comprehensive training portfolio
  • Participate in many non-work-related activities globally
  • An international working environment with helpful colleagues sitting in various European countries
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