IT staff as a proportion of total employees in large Wholesalers (1000+ employees) swamps that for Distributive Trades. For Wholesale firms, 1 in 40 staff members are software specialists whilst the ratio for Distributive Trade companies is 1 in 200.
IT user support staff pay in Food, Drink & Tobacco Manufacturers is lower by between 10% and 25% than that for all Manufacturers, across organisation size. Top pay is £26,000 and £30,000 respectively in the largest concerns (1000+ employees).
Medium sized Accountancy firms experienced their lowest dip in IT expenditure per employee growth during 2008. This was a year earlier than that encountered by all Business Services companies.
Film, Radio & Television concerns with 1000+ employees spend £3,500 per employee on telecommunication services. For medium firms (100-999 employees) the outlay is only £1,000 per staff member whilst the figure for small companies (50-99 employees) is £2,000.
Chemical Manufacturers pay IT strategy & planning staff over 20% more than the rest of Manufacturing. In large concerns (1000+ employees) the pay is over £70k in the Chemical Industry whilst it is around £55k for all Manufacturers.
Oil & Other Fuel companies, with over 1000 employees, employ a similar proportion of IT operations staff to the national norm. For smaller sized organisations the ratios are conspicuously smaller.
In keeping with all other sectors of the economy, Retailers experienced a decline in their computer services expenditure in 2009. Since then their outlay has grown at 10% and above, exceeding that achieved by all UK organisations.
Software staff in Advertising companies are paid notably less than their counterparts in Business Services organisations overall. In large firms (1000+ employees) the difference is over £5,000.
Large Pharmaceutical firms (1000+ employees) devote around 2.5% of their turnover to IT whilst the corresponding proportion for all Manufacturers is 2%. The disparity is greater than for other employee bands.
Publishing & Printing companies with 1000+ employees spend half their IT budgets on staff. This is ahead of that for all large Manufacturers. For all other sizes of organisation, Publishers & Printers outlay on IT staff is notably smaller.