This report contains a product-by-product market size and forecast for spend on software, including application licences, middleware licences, and system licences within UK defense.


The scope of software markets covered  is as follows:

  • Application licences
    - Commercial “off-the-shelf” application software. Tweaks and templates to applications are covered in the services category as custom software and as system integration. Applications are defined as software that is available to non-technical end users, largely productivity tools. This category also includes applications delivered as a service.

  • Middleware licences
    - Commercial “off-the-shelf” licences for middleware including database and web server products. This category also includes comparable products delivered as a service.

  • System licences
    - Commercial “off-the-shelf” licences for operating systems and for network management software.

Reasons To Buy

We've assessed the impact of austerity and the coalition government's diminished appetite for reform, and mapped out the implications of structural and political change. We've assessed the impact of a weak recovery and a double-dip recession to reforecast ICT spend to 2017. A team of eleven analysts have calculated the ICT spend for every organization in this report's scope and aggregated this to provide an invaluable guide to the market.

Key Highlights

CAGR for software market in defense sector is -6.42%