Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2218)

Shane Cassells

Question:

2218. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the expenditure incurred in external information technology costs in each year since March 2011, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32294/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

My Department's remit includes complex policy areas, oversight of State regulation and service provision across key strategic sectors such as climate action, waste management, energy and public broadcasting, and regulation of sectors such as mining and hydrocarbon exploration. Given the technical complexity, economic significance and community interest in these areas my Department therefore necessarily incurs expenditure on external information technology. The external information technology costs for the years 2011 to 2019 is outlined in the following table.

2011 – March to end of Year (Total)

€2,523,155

2011 - Leased Lines

€110,944

2011 - Hardware

€379,058

2011 - Software

€1,160,532

2011 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€406,376

2011 - IT Contractors

€466,244

2012 (Total)

€2,926,416

2012 - Leased Lines

€122,226

2012 -Hardware

€214,740

2012 -Software

€1,627,609

2012 -IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€30,982

2012 -IT Contractors

€930,858

2013(Total)

€2,823,893

2013 - Leased Lines

€115,210

2013 - Hardware

€430,381

2013 - Software

€1,417032

2013 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€57,556

2013 - IT Contractors

€803,714

2014(Total)

€2,459,358

2014 - Leased Lines

€106,720

2014 - Hardware

€175,798

2014 - Software

€1,239,397

2014 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€126,253

2014 - IT Contractors

€811,190

2015(Total)

€2,392,939

2015 - Leased Lines

€114,603

2015 - Hardware

€80,846

2015 - Software

€1,088,441

2015 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€160,595

2015 - IT Contractors

€948,454

2016(Total)

€3,334,345

2016 - Leased Lines

€117,530

2016 - Hardware

€991.,918

2016 - Software

€1,124,291

2016 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

108,820

2016 - IT Contractors

€991,785

2017(Total)

€2,284,351

2017 - Leased Lines

€100,116

2017 - Hardware

€639,266

2017 - Software

€547,895

2017 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€39,561

2017 - IT Contractors

€957,514

2018(Total)

€2,581.,381

2018 - Leased Lines

€74,273

2018 - Hardware

€571,982

2018 - Software

€739,275

2018 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€258,576

2018 - IT Contractors

€937,275

2019(Total to date)

€916,681

2019 - Leased Lines

€64,924

2019- Hardware

€43,925

2019 - Software

€213,148

2019 - IT Consultancy/Outsourcing

€516

2019 - IT Contractors

€591,279