Computer Weekly Data Bank

April 20, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Operation Pay – Art, Entertainment, Recreation

kwicka Profile: kwicka
art, Entertainment, IT operations, IT staff, pay, Recreation, salary, SME, SMEs

IT operations staff earns more the larger the organisation.  Those in large (1000+ employees) Art, Entertainment, Recreation firms receive average pay approaching £40,000.

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April 19, 2011  1:00 AM

IT User Support Staff Numbers – Real Estate

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Business services, IT staff, SME, SMEs

Real Estate companies rely on IT user support staff far more than is the case for Business Services as a whole.  In both instances, medium sized concerns (100-999 employees) have the highest proportion of user support staff compared with total IT staff.

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April 18, 2011  1:00 AM

Public Sector Pay

kwicka Profile: kwicka
IT managers, IT operations, IT staff, IT Strategy, pay, Public sector, salary

Benchmarking Public Sector IT staff pay against the UK average shows lower earnings across all the main job functions.  The differential varies from a 20% shortfall for operations to 30% for software staff.

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April 15, 2011  1:00 AM

Telecom Services Spend – Accommodation & Food Service

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Accommodation, food, SME, SMEs

Telecom services spend per employee tends to be smaller the larger the organisation.  In the case of Accommodation and Food Services sector, the per employee spend is £200 for micro firms (1-9 employees) and half that for the large companies (1000+ employees).

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April 14, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Spend as % Turnover – Motor Manufacture

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Manufacturing, SME, SMEs, Turnover

As a proportion of turnover, Motor Manufacturers IT spend is far less than that for Manufacturing as a whole.  This is particularly pronounced with large concerns (1000+ employees) where the ratio is a third of that for all Manufacturers.

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April 13, 2011  1:00 AM

Biggest Spenders – Telecom Services

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The UK Government is the biggest telecom services spender at almost £2bn a year.  It represents 13% of the total UK telecom services expenditure.  Next in line is Computer Services with an 8% share.

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April 12, 2011  1:00 AM

Largest IT Budgets – Medium Business Services Firms

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Business services, SME, SMEs

Medium Computer Services companies (100-999 employees) spend, on average, £7m on their IT.  The next largest mid sized Business Services sector is Research & Development with an outlay of £2.5m.

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April 11, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff Costs – Financial Services

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Banking, Insurance, IT costs, IT staff

Within Financial Services, IT staff costs are by far the largest in Banking.  They are a factor of 5 greater than those for Finance Houses, a factor of 3 in the case of Insurance whilst they are 50% greater than that for Auxiliary Finance Activities.

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April 8, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Managers Pay – Top Earners in Small Manufacturing Firms

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IT staff, Manufacturing, pay, salary, SME, SMEs

In small manufacturing companies (50-99 employees), best paid IT managers work in Chemical Industries.  They are 7% ahead of the next highest sector, Textile, Clothing Manufacturers.

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April 7, 2011  1:00 AM

Software Staff Numbers – Finance Houses

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Finance, IT staff, SME, SMEs

Medium size (100-999 employees) Finance Houses have fallen behind the rest of the UK in the number of software staff employed.  In 2011 they are expected to start catching up.

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