Computer Weekly Data Bank

March 23, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff Numbers – Film, Radio & Television

kwicka Profile: kwicka
IT managers, IT operations, IT staff, IT Strategy, media, SME, SMEs

More than 40% of IT staff employed by medium sized Film, Radio & Television firms are software professionals.  Just over a quarter are in management.  The smallest categories are engineers and those involved in strategy and planning.


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March 22, 2011  1:00 AM

IT User Support Staff Pay – Retail

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IT staff, pay, retail, salary, SME, SMEs

The best paid IT user support staff in the Retail sector work for the largest companies (1000+ employees).  This is not the case for the UK as a whole where small (50-99 employees) and large companies vie for that distinction.  In both instances, medium sized concerns (100-999 employees) pay notably less.

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March 21, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff as % All Staff – Insurance

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Insurance, IT staff, SME, SMEs

IT staff numbers as a proportion of all staff varies from 4% for the smallest Insurance companies to 12% for the largest.  This is markedly different from the pattern for all UK organisations where the span is 1-4% across all employee ranges with the highest ratio for medium sized concerns.

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March 18, 2011  1:00 AM

Telecom Services Spend – Advertising

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Advertising companies experienced declines of over 4% in their spend on telecom services in 2008 and 2009.  There was barely any growth in 2010 but a healthier expansion is due in 2011.  Over the same period, telecom services expenditure increases are notably greater for the UK as a whole.

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March 17, 2011  1:00 AM

Software Staff Pay – Transport Services

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pay, salary

The best paid software staff, in the Transport Services sector, work for Air Transport companies.  Their average gross annual pay is around £45,000.  This is 6% more than that paid by Water Transport organisations.  Auxiliary Transport Activities firms, which provide Transport Services support, are the poor relations with 20% less pay than Air Transport.

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March 16, 2011  1:00 AM

Computer Services Spend – Pharmaceutical Manufacture

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Pharmaceutical, SME, SMEs

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers spend more on computer services per employee than the rest of the UK economy.  This is the case for all sizes of organisations.  It is especially so for large Pharmaceutical firms where spend is twice the national norm.

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March 15, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Spend as % Turnover – Small Companies

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SME, SMEs, Turnover

Small companies – those with 50-99 employees – spend on average 1.7% of their turnover on IT.  Computer Services firms are far ahead of other sectors with over 14% of turnover dedicated to IT expenditure.  Market Research and Membership Organisation concerns each have the next highest level at 8%.

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March 14, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Strategy/Planning Staff Numbers

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IT staff, IT Strategy

Management Consultants are the largest employers of IT strategy/planning staff with almost 8,000.  Some way behind is the Public Sector with over 4,000.  Next in line are Telecommunication firms, Wholesalers and Banks with over 3,000.

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March 11, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff Costs – Construction Industry

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Construction, IT costs, IT staff, pay, salary

IT Managers in the Construction Industry represent 40% of the total IT staff costs.  Next in line are software staff absorbing one third of the costs.  User support personnel are the smallest grouping with 5%.

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March 10, 2011  1:00 AM

Software Spend – Membership Organisations

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Membership Organisations have been and continue to increase their spend on both internal and external software.  Indeed, whilst the economy was going through its toughest period in 2009, Membership Organisations had a spurt in their software growth.

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