Computer Weekly Data Bank:

March, 2014

March 31, 2014  1:00 AM

Computer Services Spending in the Retail Trade

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Medium sized retailers with 100-999 staff commit £500 per employee on computer services.  This is 25% more than their larger counterparts who invest £400.  Both, however, have expenditures notably smaller than the all UK values.  In the case of large enterprises it is by a factor of...

March 27, 2014  1:00 AM

Development Tools Spend – Wholesale Trade

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Development tools, Software

Wholesalers' expenditure on software development tools is £40 per employee.  This is half the national average.  For smaller wholesale trading companies, the spend is comparable with the all UK value.  The major difference is for large organisations where...

March 24, 2014  1:00 AM

Custom Software Spend – Waste Management Companies

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Companies supplying waste management services spend £50 per employee on customised software.  This is notably less than the all UK value of £125.  Analyses by size of organisation shows similar levels of spend by waste management firms.

March 20, 2014  1:00 AM

Hardware Spend – Post & Courier Firms

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Post & courier firms have an expenditure of £170 per employee on hardware.  This is half the national average.  For organisations with 1000+ staff the proportion is a third.  With the remaining employee bands the post & courier companies have a larger spend on hardware than...

March 17, 2014  1:00 AM

Application Software Spend – Top Spending Industry Sectors

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Application software, Software

External application software expenditure by the public administration sector amounts to over £700m.  This is almost 50% more than that spent by telecommunications companies.  Banking & finance and retail trade sectors each have an outlay of around £350m.

March 13, 2014  1:00 AM

Software Spend – Architectural & Engineering Consultancy Firms

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architect, Development tools, System software

 Architectural & engineering consultancy firms with more than 1000 staff spend over £30m on external software.  Almost half of that expenditure is on application packages.  The remaining three major components have similar outlays.

March 10, 2014  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Telecommunications Companies

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Overall, telecommunications companies spend 11% of their turnover on IT & telecom. This is a factor of 6 greater than the all UK value.  Large telecom firms commit 13% of their turnover whilst for those with 10-49 staff it is 4%.

March 6, 2014  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Staff Spend – Professional & Technical Companies

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accountants, advertising, IT staff, market research

Medium sized management consultancies typically have an expenditure of £1.5m on IT and telecom staff.  They are the largest such spenders in the professional & technical industry segment followed closely by advertising companies.  The lowest outlay is by accountancy...

March 3, 2014  1:00 AM

Computer Services Spend – Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

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Large pharmaceutical manufacturing companies have an expenditure of £3,200 per employee on computer services.  The corresponding all UK value is £1,500.   Across all employee sizes the national outlay remains around half that for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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