Accountancy firms commit £80 per employee on customised software. By organisation size the outlay is greater for smaller concerns. Indeed those values also exceed the corresponding UK norms.
Professional & technical companies employing 50-99 staff typically spend £32k on hardware. The largest outlay is by advertising firms with twice that amount. Next are research & development organisations, each having an expenditure of over £50k.
Smaller accountancy firms, employing under 100 staff, have expenditure per employee on application package software which is twice the UK norm. For concerns with 1000+ staff, accountants' outlay fall below the national average.
Companies employing 100-999 staff in the professional & technical industry sectors, on average, spend £450k each on computer services. By far the largest spending group are those organisations supporting head office activities. Their norm is £2.5m per firm. This is more than...
Medium sized Accountancy firms experienced their lowest dip in IT expenditure per employee growth during 2008. This was a year earlier than that encountered by all Business Services companies.
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.