Computer Weekly Data Bank:


April 7, 2014  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Staff Spend – Manufacturing Companies

kwicka Profile: kwicka
IT staff, manufacturers, Manufacturing

Medium sized printing companies outspend all other similar sized manufacturing firms in their outlay on IT & telecom staff.  At almost £600k per enterprise it is a third greater than next placed beverages & tobacco manufacturers.  They in turn commit 8% more than electronic &...

November 14, 2013  1:00 AM

Custom Software Spend – Manufacturing Companies

kwicka Profile: kwicka
manufacturers, Manufacturing, Software

Manufacturing companies employing 50-99 staff have an outlay of £3k per enterprise on custom software.  The largest sector is beverages & tobacco with 3 times that value.  Machinery & equipment firms spend the least on custom software with a typical expenditure of £1.5k.

August 5, 2013  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Spend – Manufacturing

kwicka Profile: kwicka
manufacturers, Manufacturing, Turnover

Printing companies with 50-99 employees devote 3% of their turnover on IT & telecoms.  This is the largest portion for all manufacturing sectors with a 50-99 head count.  Next in line are electronic & optical firms with 2.5%.  The lowest commitment is from food manufacturers...

May 16, 2013  1:00 AM

System Software Spend – Top Manufacturing Sectors

kwicka Profile: kwicka
manufacturers, Manufacturing, Software, System software

Beverages & tobacco manufacturers with 1000+ employees spend over £1.2m each on system software.  This is 40% more than large transport equipment makers.  They in turn have an expenditure which is twice that of pharmaceutical manufacturers.

January 14, 2013  1:00 AM

Application Software Spend – Manufacturing

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Application software, manufacturers, Manufacturing, Software

Beverages manufacturers, with 100-999 employees, typically spend nearly £90k per annum on application software packages.  The next largest outlay of £50k is by pharmaceutical companies.  At the other extreme, wood & wooden products firms expend only £10k.

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 23, 2011  1:00 AM

Software Spend – Machinery & Equipment Manufacture

kwicka Profile: kwicka
manufacturers, Manufacturing, SME, SMEs

Across all sizes of Machinery & Equipment Manufacturers, internal software staff expenditure exceeds that of external software.  It is particularly striking for firms with 100+ employees where the internal spend is a factor of 4 greater.

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...

August 2, 2011  1:00 AM

Software Spend – Rubber & Plastic Manufacture

kwicka Profile: kwicka
growth, manufacturers, Manufacturing, Plastic, Rubber

Rubber & Plastic Manufacturers' spend on software suffered much more deeply than the rest of Manufacturing during the depth of recession in 2009.  Such concerns are also much more sluggish in emerging out of the downturn.

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