Computer Weekly Data Bank:

October, 2013

October 31, 2013  1:00 AM

Computer Services Spend – Transportation Support Companies

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Transport support companies invest £900 per employee on computer services.  This compares with £1,100 for all UK organisations.  There is a greater disparity for large enterprises where the respective spend is £800 and £1,450.  For smaller concerns, however, transport support...

October 28, 2013  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Head Office Activities

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Hardware, Software, staff

Companies supporting head office activities spend around £600m on IT.  Almost 40% of that expenditure is on computer services whilst just under a third is committed to software.  IT & telecom staff represent 15% of total costs.

October 24, 2013  1:00 AM

Development Tools Spend – Water Supply Companies

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Development tools, Software

Large water supply companies spend some £350 per employee on software development tools.  This is three times that for the corresponding all UK value.  For smaller sized concerns the uplift factor is around 1.5.

October 21, 2013  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Personal Services Companies

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Large personal services firms spend 2.4% of their turnover on IT products, services and staff.  This is similar to the all UK value.  For smaller sized organisations the ratio is consistently higher for personal services companies.

October 17, 2013  1:00 AM

System Software Spend – Information & Communication Companies

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Computer programming, film, publishing, radio, Software, System software, telecommunications, television

Large telecom firms each spend on average £15m on system software.  This is by far the highest investment made among large information & communication companies.  Information services organisations are next in line with an expenditure of £6m.

October 14, 2013  1:00 AM

Application Software Spend – Office & Other Business Support Companies

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Application software, Software

Medium sized office & other business support companies employing 100-999 staff invest over £600 per employee on external application software.  This is twice that spent by other firms in the same line of business. 

October 10, 2013  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Staff Spend – Financial Services Companies

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IT staff

Banking & finance institutions with 100-999 employees typically spend £1.2m each on IT & telecom staff.  This is a little ahead of life insurance and auxiliary financial & insurance concerns where the outgoing is £1.1m.  General insurance companies expend £800k.

October 7, 2013  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Research & Development Companies

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R/D, Turnover

Research & development companies spend on IT & telecom as a ratio of turnover is twice that for the UK as a whole.  Large R&D organisations devote lower proportions of their turnover on IT & telecom compared with smaller sized concerns in the same sector.  The opposite is...

October 3, 2013  1:00 AM

Telecom Services Spend – Accommodation Companies

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Companies providing accommodation services have an outlay of £230 per employee on telecom services.  For all UK organisations the figure is some £600.  The smallest accommodation firms spend the most per staff member, exceeding the corresponding expenditure for large concerns by over...

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