Response sent: July 2011


1) Please could you provide me with the total ICT spend or budget estimate for 2009/10 and 2010/11 and 2011/12 and 2012/13 for:
a. Your organisation, and
b. if applicable, each of its agencies or Non Departmental Public Bodies with more than 10 full-time employees

2)  Where possible could you please provide a breakdown of the budget/estimate for 2010/11 and 2011/12 and 2012/13 according to the following categories for your organisation only:
Category Sub-category 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13
HARDWARE Desktop computers    
Portable computers    
Network equipment   
IT consumables   
SOFTWARE Application licences   
Middleware licences   
System licences   
SERVICES Hardware Maintenance    
Software Maintenance    
IT outsourcing    
IT consultancy    
Custom software   
Systems integration   
Managed communications   
Networking equipment   
ICT STAFF In-house ICT staff   
Other ICT costs (please specify)   
TOTALS All categories   

3) Could you please indicate how you expect the total ICT budget for 2011/12 and 2012/2013 to change for:
a) your organisation
b) those agencies which fall under your responsibility




The details you have requested can be found on the transparency pages of our website. To assist you I have included the links that are relevant to your FOI request.

The 'How we spend our money' page contains details of our funding over 2010-11 and 2011-2012 and this includes the ICT budget.  This is broken down into various subsections, hardware, software, staff costs etc:

In terms of ICT contracts information regarding these can be found:

Items spends of £10,000 plus

Tenders and contracts

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