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It Budgets

Requested on
Mon 16th September, 2013
Reference
IT budgets
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1 - The total budgeted ICT expenditure (capital and revenue) for your organisation for 2013-14 and 2014-15.
2 - A breakdown of the actual / budgeted or estimate for 2013/14 and 2014/15 according to the following categories for your organisation
Where possible for asterisked categories, please indicate the current percentage of spend which is delivered “as a service”. SaaS and PaaS are instances of applications and deployment environments that are hosted by the software vendor. IaaS is hosting which is purchased on flexible terms with minimal usage commitments.
Category Sub-category Year end 2013-14 Year end 2014-15 % “as-a-service” in 2013/14
Hardware


Desktop computers
Portable computers
Servers
IT consumables
Network equipment (LAN)
Storage
Peripherals
Software licences

Application licences, including relevant SaaS*
Middleware licences, including relevant PaaS*
System licences, including relevant SaaS*
Services outside of outsourcing contracts


Hardware maintenance
Software maintenance
Custom software
Hosting, including any IaaS*
Managed communications
IT consultancy
System integration
Training
Services under IT outsourcing contracts Desktop
Hosting
Application Development
Software Licensing and Management
Service Integration and Management
Comms Fixed line
Wireless
Networking equipment (WAN)
Staff Staff

The scope of each of these categories is defined in the Kable taxonomy document, which we have attached to this request. If you do not have the document then please email clientservices@kable.co.uk and we will send you a copy of the Kable taxonomy document by return.
3 - What percentage of the total figures provided to question 1 and 2 relate to ICT spend for the central/corporate ICT team only (e.g. excluding spend by departments such as housing, social care).
4 - Please provide a list of public sector organisations (either organisations which you fund, or shared service partners) that are included within the total ICT spend you have provided.

Answer

1 - The total budgeted ICT expenditure (capital and revenue) for your organisation for 2013-14 and 2014-15.
The total budget for our ICS service for 2013/14, taken from our the budget book, is shown below


Details
Employee Related Costs
2013/14
£
All Other Controllable Costs
2013/14
£

Controllable
Income
2013/14
£
Net Effect of Internal Recharges
2013/14
£

Net
Cost
2013/14
£
V001  Information & Communication  Services SU V002  External ICS Services 642,000
0 16,300
298,500 0 (12,000) (654,800) (285,600)  3,500
900
We do not hold the information requested for 2014/15
2 - A breakdown of the actual / budgeted or estimate for 2013/14 and 2014/15 according to the following categories for your organisation
We do hold this information.  The budget for 2013/14 has not been broken down to such a level for our ICS service to provide you with the information you are requesting. 
Information could be provided broken down to this level at the end of the financial year.
The Budget for 2014/15 has not yet been set.
3 - What percentage of the total figures provided to question 1 and 2 relate to ICT spend for the central/corporate ICT team only (e.g. excluding spend by departments such as housing, social care). 
All IT purchases are made though the central ICS service and then recharged out to services around the council.
4 - Please provide a list of public sector organisations (either organisations which you fund, or shared service partners) that are included within the total ICT spend you have provided.
N/A

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