E-Business Skills Gap Threatens Sustainable Growth 2017 Report


ArabNet and Notre Dame University investigate the skills gap affecting digital business in the MENA region

focusing mainly on Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. It will present necessary insight for business owners, managers, employees, job-seekers as well as educational institutions to approach the skills gap crisis in the most effective way.
  • 89% of Survey
    respondents confirm that knowledge of the business is the most required technical skill
  • 45% of Survey
    respondents said that social media skill is the skill least in demand
  • 24% of Saudi startups
    raised funding from angel networks.
  • The highest ratio
    of females to males working in the digital sector is 44% in the UAE, followed by the KSA at 24% and 23% in Lebanon