IT Benchmarking Study 2017

How did Brexit impact price inflation in IT sales?

Inflation numbers in the UK reached 2.9% after the EU Referendum. Although this was a one-off change in price due to the falling of sterling, many suppliers took advantage of the situation and raised their average margins considerably.

Our advanced benchmarking technology, KnowledgeBus has highlighted data across 29 industry sectors where suppliers have added big mark-ups on product sales, something that has not happened in the last 5 years of collecting and reporting on real-time price stock.

Key Findings

  • NHS average margins over a period of 5 years
  • Best practices margins for IT buyers
  • Problems in procurement
  • Price transparency
  • Raw data analyses
  • Examples of high margins
  • Trade price impactors in 2016
  • Ways of reducing the supplier margins
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