This report presents the findings from a survey of 51 Swedish enterprises regarding their Information & Communication Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how Swedish enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting.
Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2013 in terms of their overall size.
Appreciate how IT budgets are allocated across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications and consulting.
Learn how IT Krona are being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within Swedish organisations
Gain insight into with whom Swedish enterprises plan to spend their ICT Krona.
Why was the report written?
In order to provide a depth of insight into ICT vendors and service providers potential customers
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
In view of the tough economic climate, Swedish enterprises are focusing on developing their core ICT infrastructure, by allocating the bulk of their ICT budgets to hardware, software, and IT services.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Enterprises need to put in place advanced technological products and solutions in order to enhance their competitiveness and improve business operations is driving the ICT spending in Sweden.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
Kable Global ICT Intelligence has invested significant resources in order to interview CIOs and IT managers about their IT Budgets. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 51+ ICT decision makers in Swedish market in H2 2012.
Reasons To Buy
X% of Swedish enterprises expect their ICT budgets to either increase slightly or significantly in 2013, indicating an improving positive outlook for ICT spending.
Swedish enterprises are allocating a major portion of their ICT budgets on hardware, software, and IT services, with X% of external ICT budgets will be spent on these three core ICT areas in 2013
The largest proportion of IT staff members (X%) has been employed on the development and maintenance of the overall ICT infrastructure, while an equally high portion (X%) are also resourced on applications.
Investment in client computing technologies contribute X% of the total hardware spent across enterprises in Mexico. The demand for client computing and networking equipment is high amongst large enterprises and SMEs alike.
Swedish enterprises are spending about X% of their IT services budget on cloud based services. However, adoption of cloud will gain traction in 2013, as enterprises look towards adopting cloud storage, cloud servers, cloud security, and cloud applications.
Table of Contents1 Trends in ICT budgets
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 ICT budget changes
1.4 ICT budget allocation by core technology area
1.5 ICT budget allocation by function
1.6 ICT spending by entity
1.7 IT staff distribution
2 Detailed ICT budget allocations
2.2 Hardware budget breakdown
2.3 Software budget breakdowns
2.4 Third party IT services expenditure
2.5 Telecommunications budget
3.1 The global economic headwinds are affecting Swedish enterprisesâ ICT spending
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors
List Of TablesTable 1: Swedish enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Table 2: Swedish enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Swedish enterprises
Table 4: Swedish enterprisesâ (external) ICT budget allocation, 2012 and 2013
Table 5: Swedish enterprisesâ ICT budget allocation by function, 2012 and 2013
Table 6: Swedish enterprisesâ (external) ICT budget allocation by entity, 2012 and 2013
Table 7: Average allocation of full-time IT staff members in Swedish enterprises
Table 8: Swedish enterprisesâ average hardware budget allocation
Table 9: Average allocation of software budgets in the Swedish enterprise market
Table 10: Swedish enterprisesâ average software budget allocation by technology
Table 11: Swedish enterprisesâ average IT services budget allocation
Table 12: Swedish enterprisesâ average IT consulting services budget allocation
Table 13: Swedish enterprisesâ average telecommunications budget allocation
List Of FiguresFigure 1: Swedish enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 2: Swedish enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Swedish enterprises
Figure 4: Swedish enterprisesâ (external) ICT budget allocation, 2012 and 2013
Figure 5: Swedish enterprisesâ ICT budget allocation by function, 2012 and 2013
Figure 6: Swedish enterprisesâ ICT budget allocation by entity, 2012 and 2013
Figure 7: Average allocation of full-time IT staff members in Swedish enterprises
Figure 8: Swedish enterprisesâ average hardware budget allocation
Figure 9: Average allocation of software budgets in the Swedish enterprise market
Figure 10: Swedish enterprisesâ average software budget allocation by technology
Figure 11: Swedish enterprisesâ average IT services budget allocation
Figure 12: Swedish enterprisesâ average IT consulting services budget allocation
Figure 13: Swedish enterprisesâ average telecommunications budget allocation