Computer Weekly Data Bank

April 6, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Managers Pay – Wholesale Trade

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IT staff, pay, salary, SME, SMEs, wholesale

IT managers pay in Wholesale Trade tends to increase with size of organisation.  The exception is for small firms (50-99 employees) where pay dips below the trend line.  A similar progression occurs for all UK organisations.  In Wholesale Trade, IT managers in large firms (1000+ employees) are paid 10% more than those in medium sized organisations (100-999 employees).  The corresponding figure for all UK organisations is only 3%.

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April 5, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff Numbers – Aerospace Manufacture

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Aerospace, IT managers, IT operations, IT staff, IT Strategy, manufacture

By far the largest IT staff function in Aerospace Manufacturing is software.  It involves nearly half of all IT staff.  Management is the next largest followed by operations.

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April 4, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Managers Pay – Top Earners

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IT managers, IT staff, pay, salary

IT managers employed in Oil & Other Fuel Industries are the top earners averaging over £75,000 gross annual pay.  Their income is 10% higher than their counterparts in Chemical Manufacture which is the second highest paying sector.  They in turn are 7% better off than third place Finance Houses.

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April 1, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Spend – Motor Trade

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IT trends

Motor Trade firms’ IT spend per employee is around 60% of that for all industry sectors.  In recent years the growth in IT expenditure by Motor Trade companies has been half that for all UK organisations.

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March 31, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Spend – Oil & Other Fuel Industries

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Fuel, IT staff, oil, Software

Outlay on computer services dominates IT spend by Oil & Other Fuel enterprises.  Since 2008 it has made up over 50% of the total IT expenditure.  Staff cost is the second highest category contributing 20%.

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March 30, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Spend – Food, Drink, Tobacco Manufacture

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drink, food, manufacture, SME, SMEs, tobacco

IT spend per employee is notably smaller in Food, Drink, Tobacco Manufacture compared with the UK as a whole.  This is the case across all employee ranges but less so with large organisations.

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March 29, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Hardware Spend – Very Small Companies

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Chemical Manufacturers spend the most on IT hardware per organisation amongst the very small companies (10-49 employees).  Next heaviest spenders are Oil & Other Fuel Industries followed by Film, Radio, Television and Telecommunication concerns.  All have outlays of over £15k per enterprise.

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March 28, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Spend as % Turnover – Publishing & Printing

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Printing, publishing, SME, SMEs, Turnover

The larger the Publishing & Printing enterprise the greater the % of turnover is devoted to IT expenditure.  Overall the proportion is nearly twice that for the UK as a whole.

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March 25, 2011  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Engineer Numbers

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IT staff, Telecom, telecoms

Almost 50% of IT staff in Telecommunication companies are IT & telecom engineers.  Electrical & Optical Manufacturers employ a third of that proportion.  The average for all UK companies is 8%.

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March 24, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff Pay – Accountants

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accountancy, accountants, IT managers, IT operations, IT staff, IT Strategy, pay, salary

Overall, IT staff in Accountancy firms are paid 16% more than the national average.  Pay is greater for all the main job functions and varies from 10% extra for strategy/planning staff to 25% for operations.

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