Computer Weekly Data Bank


October 29, 2016  5:11 PM

Electricity & Gas Suppliers – Huge Commitment to Application Packages

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
application, electricity, Gas, size, Software

Spend 10 Fold Greater than the Norm.

Electricity & gas supply companies are due to spend over £2,200 per employee on application software packages in 2016.  This is ten times greater than the UK average.  The medium and large utilities will each be having an outlay of some £2,400 per employee whereas for the UK as a whole the respective values are £230 and £320.

Application

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com

October 21, 2016  5:39 PM

Computer Services – Fastest Growing Component of Users’ IT & Telecom Budget

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
Hardware, Services, Software, staff, Telecom

Computer Services Spend to Rise by 28%.

Users’ computer services spend is expected to increase by 28% between 2014 and 2019.  It is going to be the fastest growing UK IT & telecom budget component.

By 2019 the total user outlay on computer services will be £37bn.  This is considerably lower than the expected £55bn expenditure on IT & telecom staff.  The smallest budget element will be hardware at £11bn which would have hardly shifted since 2014.

Budget

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com


October 16, 2016  10:42 PM

Motor Traders – One of the Top Hardware Spend Risers

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
Hardware, Motor, trade

Hardware Spend to Double.

Hardware spend per employee by motor trade companies is set to double from around £100 in 2008 to over £200 in 2019. Its progress undulates with troughs in recession hit 2009 as well as 2012 and 2017. For all UK enterprises there is a notable dip in hardware spend in 2009 as well as slippage around 2017. Between 2008 and 2019 the overall rise is under 10%.

Hardware

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com

 


October 7, 2016  2:08 PM

Information Services Companies’ IT & Telecom Spend Falling Behind Turnover

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
information, IT, Services, Telecom, Turnover

IT & Telecom Spend to Still Rise by 30%.

IT & telecom spend as a % of turnover is forecast to decline for information services companies.  Nevertheless, IT & telecom spend itself will increase by 30% between 2014 and 2019.  Over the same period, however, turnover is expected to advance by 40%.

The spend to turnover ratio for information services companies will continue to be well in excess of 10%.  This is 5 times that for all UK organisations which hovers around 2.5%.

turnover

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com


October 2, 2016  8:37 PM

Sustained Rise in Telecom Services Spend by Gambling & Betting Companies

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
betting, gambling, Telecom

Telecom Spend Doubles.

Gambling & betting companies telecom spend per employee is set to double from £1,100 in 2008 to £2,200 in 2019.  The spend has been increasing year on year stoked by the drive in online gambling and betting.  This strongly contrasts the corresponding spend by all UK organisations.  The overall UK growth is less than 10% over the same period.

Telecom

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com


September 25, 2016  5:05 PM

Typical IT & Telecom Budget – Medium Sized Wholesaler

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
Hardware, Services, Software, staff, Telecom, wholesale

Budget to Rise 10%.

A typical IT & Telecom budget for a medium sized wholesaler, with 100-999 employees, is around £1m. This budget is due to increase by 10% between 2014 and 2019. Staff and software are going to be the fastest growing components at just under 20%. Hardware is due to decline by 20%.

Budget

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com


September 18, 2016  11:39 AM

Motor Manufacturers’ Software Spend Soaring

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
manufacture, Motor, Software

Technology push.

Software spend by UK motor manufacturers is soaring spurred by heavy investment in emerging technologies such as autonomous cars.

It is leaving the rest of the UK far behind in the amount spent on software per employee.  Motor manufacturers will be outspending the rest of the UK by a factor of 3 by 2019.  A rapid increase from 2012 when there was parity.

Software

Source: IT & Telecom Spend by 80 Industry Sectors – www.kewassociates.com

 


July 10, 2014  1:00 AM

Telecom Services Spend – Market Research Companies

kwicka Profile: kwicka
market research

Large market research companies spend £600 per employee on telecom services.  This is comparable with the UK norm.  For smaller sized research firms, the expenditure is higher than the corresponding UK average.  In the case of the smallest concerns it is up by at least a factor of two.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend – 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)


June 26, 2014  1:00 AM

Development Tools Spend – Technical Testing & Analysis Companies

kwicka Profile: kwicka
analysis, Development tools, Software

Overall technical testing & analysis companies spend 20% less per employee on software development tools than all UK organisations.  This extends to 30% for large enterprises.  For smaller concerns technical testing & analysis firms are the larger spenders.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend – 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)


June 12, 2014  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Security & Investigation Companies

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Hardware, Software, staff

Security & investigation companies with 1000+ employees spend the most of their IT & telecom budget on staff.  Following close behind is outlay on computer services.  Each of these accounts for almost a third of the total outlay.  Hardware is the smallest component with under 10%. 

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend – 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)


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