Computer Weekly Data Bank:


December 5, 2016  12:40 PM

Large Enterprise Software Spend – Food Manufacturers

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
food, manufacture, Software

Application Software Up by 33%.

Large food manufacturers are to increase their spend on application software by a third.  In 2016 the outlay is £155 per employee but this will increase to over £200 by 2019.  Application software is also by far the largest component of overall software...

November 21, 2016  1:53 AM

Telecom Services Spend by Medium Sized Manufacturers

Kris Wicka Kris Wicka Profile: Kris Wicka
manufacture, Telecom

Beverages & Tobacco Manufacturers are Top Spenders.

Beverages & tobacco manufacturers top the list of medium sized manufacturers' spend on telecom services.  Their outlay is around £600 per employee which is 75% above the average for all medium sized manufacturers. ...

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...

February 3, 2014  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Transport Equipment Manufacturers

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Hardware, manufacture, Manufacturing, Software, staff

Transport equipment manufacturers with 1000+ employees devote over half of their IT & telecom budget to computer services.  IT & telecom staff is the next largest expenditure category followed by software.

September 16, 2013  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Basic Metals Manufacturers

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Hardware, manufacture, Software, staff

Spend on IT & telecoms by basic metals manufacturers is dominated by computer services with over 60% of total expenditure.  The second largest budget component is IT & telecom staff with nearly a fifth of the outlay.  Only 10% is devoted to combination of hardware and...

April 11, 2013  1:00 AM

System Software Spend – Printing Companies

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
manufacture, Printers, Printing, Software, System software

Spend per employee on system software by all printing companies is half that for UK organisations.  The comparative ratio is smallest for printing firms with 1000+ staff whilst those employing fewer than 10 people outspend their UK counterparts.

March 7, 2013  1:00 AM

System Software Spend – Electronic and Electrical Manufacturers

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Electrical, electronic, manufacture, Optical, Software, System software

Both electronic & optical and electrical manufacturers have a similar sized workforce yet the former outspends the latter on system software by a factor in excess of 3.  The difference is more pronounced for those firms with 1000+ employees where the factor is 5.

August 31, 2011  1:00 AM

Top Manufacturing IT Spend Growth – Monthly Forecast

kwicka Profile: kwicka
ammunition, apparel, forecasts, furniture, Leather, manufacture, manufacturers, Manufacturing, petrochemicals, weapons

Whilst IT spend growth is expected to hardly change in September 2011 compared with August for all manufacturers, the top growing manufacturing sectors will see advancement.  The highest spend increases are projected for Petrochemicals followed by Leather Products...

August 18, 2011  1:00 AM

Telecom Services Spend – Paper Manufacture

kwicka Profile: kwicka
manufacture, manufacturers, Manufacturing, SME, SMEs

Large (1000+ employees) Paper Manufacturers spend over £500 per employee on telecom services.  This is 30% more than all Manufacturers.  The difference reduces with size of organisation such that Paper Manufacturers with under 50 staff spend less than the all Manufacturers...

July 26, 2011  1:00 AM

Computer Services Spend – Aerospace Manufacture

kwicka Profile: kwicka
Aerospace, manfacturers, manufacture, Manufacturing, SME, SMEs

Aerospace companies across all employee size bands spend more per head on computer services than all of Manufacturing.  It is most pronounced with large...

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