IT & Telecom Spend - Distributive Trades Companies

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In the distributive trades sector, post & courier firms devote the largest proportion of their turnover to expenditure on IT & telecom.  At some 3% this is half as much again as the next tier consisting of water transport, land transport and transportation support organisations.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

System Software Spend - Top Spending Industry Sectors

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Public administration organisations are the top spenders on system software with a commitment approaching £600m.  Next in line are telecommunication companies with an expenditure of over £400m.  Close behind are retailers with an outlay of £370m.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

IT & Telecom Spend - Management Consultancy Firms

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Management consultancy firms commit almost 5% of their turnover to IT & telecoms spend.  The corresponding all UK value is 2%.  For larger management consultancies the proportion is over 8% whilst smaller concerns devote less than half that amount.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

IT & Telecom Staff Spend - Manufacturing Companies

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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 & optical concerns. 

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Telecom Services Spend - Travel Agents & Tour Operators

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Travel agents & tour operators spend £1,000 per employee on telecom services.  This is twice the UK norm.  Smaller travel business concerns outlay is around £1,400 which is twice the expenditure of corresponding large companies.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)






Computer Services Spend - Retail Trade

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Medium sized retailers with 100-999 staff commit £500 per employee on computer services.  This is 25% more than their larger counterparts who invest £400.  Both, however, have expenditures notably smaller than the all UK values.  In the case of large enterprises it is by a factor of 3.5.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Development Tools Spend - Wholesale Trade

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Wholesalers' expenditure on software development tools is £40 per employee.  This is half the national average.  For smaller wholesale trading companies, the spend is comparable with the all UK value.  The major difference is for large organisations where wholesalers have a much inferior outlay.


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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Custom Software Spend - Waste Management Companies

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Companies supplying waste management services spend £50 per employee on customised software.  This is notably less than the all UK value of £125.  Analyses by size of organisation shows similar levels of spend by waste management firms.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Hardware Spend - Post & Courier Firms

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Post & courier firms have an expenditure of £170 per employee on hardware.  This is half the national average.  For organisations with 1000+ staff the proportion is a third.  With the remaining employee bands the post & courier companies have a larger spend on hardware than the norm.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Application Software Spend - Top Spending Industry Sectors

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External application software expenditure by the public administration sector amounts to over £700m.  This is almost 50% more than that spent by telecommunications companies.  Banking & finance and retail trade sectors each have an outlay of around £350m.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)






Software Spend - Architectural & Engineering Consultancy Firms

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 Architectural & engineering consultancy firms with more than 1000 staff spend over £30m on external software.  Almost half of that expenditure is on application packages.  The remaining three major components have similar outlays.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

IT & Telecom Spend - Telecommunications Companies

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Overall, telecommunications companies spend 11% of their turnover on IT & telecom. This is a factor of 6 greater than the all UK value.  Large telecom firms commit 13% of their turnover whilst for those with 10-49 staff it is 4%.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

IT & Telecom Staff Spend - Professional & Technical Companies

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Medium sized management consultancies typically have an expenditure of £1.5m on IT and telecom staff.  They are the largest such spenders in the professional & technical industry segment followed closely by advertising companies.  The lowest outlay is by accountancy firms. 

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Computer Services Spend - Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

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Large pharmaceutical manufacturing companies have an expenditure of £3,200 per employee on computer services.  The corresponding all UK value is £1,500.   Across all employee sizes the national outlay remains around half that for pharmaceutical manufacturers.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

System Software Spend - General Insurance Companies

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General insurance firms commit over £300 per employee on system software.  This is nearly 3 times that of the whole UK value.  Mid sized general insurance companies have the largest outgoing at £500 per staff member.  This is over 60% greater than those with 1000+ employees.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)






IT & Telecom Spend - Legal Services Firms

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Legal services firms devote over 4% of their turnover on IT & telecom expenditure.  This is more than twice the all UK average.  The larger the legal firm the more it spends on IT & telecom with large concerns exceeding 5%.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Development Tools Spend - Air Transport

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Larger air transport companies fall below the all UK values in their expenditure on development tools per employee.  Overall air transport firms spend around £70 per staff member.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Custom Software Spend - Accountants

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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. 

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Software Spend - Public Administration

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Public administration's software outlay amounts to over £2bn.  Application packages is the largest component with around a third of the spend.  System software and custom software each absorb about a quarter of the expenditure. 

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

Application Software Spend - Employment Agencies

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There is little variation in application software spend per employee across different sized employment agencies.  In addition the investment is much lower than the UK norm, varying by factors from 2.5 to 7 across organisation size.

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Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)

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