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Custom software spend per employee by auxiliary financial & insurance companies increases with size of organisation. The smallest concerns outlay over £200 whilst for the largest it is almost £700. On average the expenditure is a factor of four greater than the UK norm.
Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)
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.
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.
Overall motor manufacturers under spend the UK norm for custom software expenditure per employee by 50%. Small motor manufacturing firms with 10-99 employees achieve parity whilst other sized concerns trail notably.
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.
Large buildings construction companies spend less on custom software per employee than smaller sized firms. This strongly contrasts the pattern for all UK organisations where the large organisations are top spenders.
Rental & leasing companies with over 1000 staff spend around £60 per employee on custom software. This is considerably less than the £160 spent by all large UK organisations. For all other size bands rental & leasing firms match or exceed the UK norm.
Overall sports & recreation organisations have an outlay of £30 per employee on custom software. This varies by size of organisation with medium sized concerns investing twice that amount whilst large ones only directing £20 per staff member. In all cases the all UK values are much larger particularly for the large organisations.
There are some 50 large banking & finance companies in the UK employing over 1000 staff. On average each spends £5m on customised software. This is more than twice as much as life insurance and auxiliary financial & insurance organisations. General insurers outlay the least at £1m.
The fastest growing sector for custom software in 2013 is research & development. Organisations in this segment are increasing their spend by some 30%. Next in line are veterinary concerns who are advancing their custom software expenditure by almost 25%. They are closely followed by transport equipment manufacturers.
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