|[October 11, 2013]
Research and Markets: Joined-Up Local Government: Corporate Systems in Local Authorities in the UK
DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p4cdf9/joinedup_local)
has announced the addition of the "Joined-Up
Local Government: Corporate Systems in Local Authorities in the UK"
report to their offering.
This report summarizes the status of the UK public sector corporate
systems within local authorities market. It is intended both for those
currently working with public sector clients, and those considering this
market for the first time.
A new report by Kable Market Intelligence finds that UK councils spent
more than £270m on finance and management software in 2012/13. But as
central corporate functions have a key role to play in supporting major
efficiency and transformation programmes - especially in assisting
service leaders in aligning processes and resources to meet current and
future requirements - demand for more modernised and integrated
solutions will grow.
Although the market is mostly dominated by the larger and more
established tier one suppliers such as SAP and Oracle (News - Alert), it is opening up
for a range of alternative providers, as demonstrated by the recent
successes of UNIT4, Advanced Business Solutions and MidlandHR.
The migration to more flexible cloud-based solutions will help diversify
the market, and Kable's study has identified a growing interest among
local authorities in as a service' model for corporate systems, with
the majority of councils surveyed agreeing the market and solutions have
matured sufficiently to be considered a credible alternative to
Key Market Issues
Gain insight into the public sector ICT corporate systems within local
authorities market in the UK.
In 2012/13, local authorities spent just over £200m on finance and
management software, representing 24% of total local government
If revenues and benefits software expenditure is included, the market
grows to £273m.
Revenues and benefits (£73m) and core accounting (£55m) represent the
largest markets in terms of spend, but they are also the least
The top three suppliers (Capita, Northgate and Civica) control 90% of
revenues and benefits software spend, while the top four suppliers
(SAP (News - Alert), Oracle, UNIT4 and Advanced Business Solutions) account for 78%
of the core accounting market.
Although the facilities and assets, and risk and compliance, markets
are smaller in terms of spend, they are much more contestable.
The top three suppliers only have a combined market share of 29%.
Councils face mounting financial and service pressures, and while many
will continue to look to squeeze out further tactical savings and cut
headcount, suppliers will increasingly need to support councils as
they shift towards more radical transformation options and new
Key Topics Covered:
1 Executive summary
2 Market context
2.1 Market size and opportunities
2.2 Supplier landscape
2.3 Trends and priorities
3.1 Role and responsibilities
3.2 Finance systems
4 HR and payroll
4.1 Role and responsibilities
4.2 HR and payroll systems
5 Revenues and benefits
5.1 Roles and responsibilities
5.2 Revenues and benefits systems
- ACS (News - Alert)
- Advanced Business Solutions
- Advanced Computer Software
- Agilisys BT
- Covalent Software
- Figtree Systems
- Microsoft (News - Alert)
- Pitney Bowes
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p4cdf9/joinedup_local
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