Spending Double the UK Norm.Small publishing companies (50-99 employees) each typically have a budget of around £500k for IT & Telecom products and services. This is twice the amount invested, on average, by each small UK enterprise. Computer services outlay dominates...
Publishing houses have an expenditure of £2,000 per employee on IT & telecom staff. This is twice the average for all UK organisations. The difference extends to a factor of three for large enterprises.
Large telecom firms each spend on average £15m on system software. This is by far the highest investment made among large information & communication companies. Information services organisations are next in line with an expenditure of £6m.
Companies undertaking head office activities are expected to experience the fastest growth in system software spend during 2014. The growth is projected to be 15%. Close behind are gambling & betting firms followed by research & development organisations.
Large publishing companies are planning to spend over £90m on external software during 2013. This will be some £3m per company. The largest software category will be application packages at over £1m per company whilst the smallest will be development tools at half that...
Publishing & Printing companies with 1000+ employees spend half their IT budgets on staff. This is ahead of that for all large Manufacturers. For all other sizes of organisation, Publishers & Printers outlay on IT staff is notably smaller.
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.