IT SPENDING BY INDUSTRY
Which industries spend the most on IT? The Software Publishing and Internet Services sector spends 8.1% of revenue on IT and took the top spot in a tally by research firm Gartner. Next is Banking and Financial Services (6.6%), followed by Education (4.7%), Media and Entertainment (4.6%), and Professional Services (4.5%). At the bottom of the ranking are Energy (1.0%), Construction, Materials and Natural Resources (1.0%), and Chemicals (1.1%).