For the first time since aggregate data is analyzed, Public Administrations exceeded €1,033M in ICT investments in the first quarter of 2021. 34.85% more than in the same period of 2021. This is how it is presented in the quarterly Barometer of the ICT Investment in the Public Administrations in Spain of ICT Adjudications, where it is also highlighted that the area of greatest growth has been for technological services, which grew by more than 50%. “Despite certain economic complications, 2022 is being a year with a lot of activity in terms of technological investment in the Public Administrations, and we see it with the momentum taken by the Administrations in these first months, in which the investment has grown more than 34 % compared to the same period last year”, says Carlos Canitrot, AdjudicacionesTIC consulting director.
Public investment in ICT
According to barometer data, investments in hardware have decreased by 3.87% compared to the first quarter of 2021, reaching 924 awards valued at 164.37 million euros.
More than 1,000 million public investment in ICT in Spain in the first quarter of the year
For its part, e software has reached 112 million euros of investment, 41% more compared to the first quarter of 2021. While in communications, public investments grew by 31% compared to the same period last year.
Companies and organizations
NTT Data, Telefónica and Indra were the three companies with the highest amount awarded during the period: NTT Data snatches the leadership from Telefónica this quarter, since it was awarded 83.85 million euros in 24 projects, following it in the Telefónica Grupo ranking, with 81.84 million euros spread over 125 contracts Indra Grupo with 76 contracts valued at 66.67 million euros From the perspective of the most investing organizations, the most dynamic organization at the beginning of the year was the Madrid City Council, with almost 65 million euros invested in 11 different projects; followed by the General Secretariat of Digital Administration (SGAD), which awarded 14 projects valued at 61.89 million euros; and ADIF, with 33 contracts and 46.24 million euros.