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Large advertising companies with 1000+ staff have an IT & telecom expenditure which is 2.4% of their turnover. This is similar to the equivalent all UK organisation outlay. For smaller sized enterprises the spend ratio is notably higher for advertising firms than the national average.
Source: IT & Telecom Spend - 80 Industry Sectors (www.kewassociates.co.uk)
Paper manufacturers commit 1% of their turnover to IT & telecom. This is half the overall value for all UK concerns. For all organisation sizes the ratios are smaller for paper manufacturing companies. The greatest difference occurs with large enterprises.
Companies supporting head office activities spend around £600m on IT. Almost 40% of that expenditure is on computer services whilst just under a third is committed to software. IT & telecom staff represent 15% of total costs.
Large personal services firms spend 2.4% of their turnover on IT products, services and staff. This is similar to the all UK value. For smaller sized organisations the ratio is consistently higher for personal services companies.
Research & development companies spend on IT & telecom as a ratio of turnover is twice that for the UK as a whole. Large R&D organisations devote lower proportions of their turnover on IT & telecom compared with smaller sized concerns in the same sector. The opposite is the case at a national level.
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 software.
Larger technical testing & analysis companies spend over 6% of their turnover on IT & telecom products and services. For smaller concerns it is in the region of 3 to 4%. In all cases it is substantially greater than the UK norm.
Overall, membership organisations spend 5% of their turnover on IT & telecom products and services. This is two and a half times that for all UK enterprises. For membership organisations the highest proportion is invested by those with 100-999 staff with a ratio of over 6%. The top value across all sectors is by the largest concerns who commit 2.4%.
Large electricity & gas supply companies spend one third of their IT & telecom budgets on external software. Just over a quarter is dedicated to IT & telecom staff with a similar amount on computer services. This differs significantly from the all UK position for large organisations where almost one third each is directed at the latter two spend categories whilst only 14% goes on bought in software.
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 with 0.5%.
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