2003 IT contracts worth billions
More than $115 billion in federal information technology contracts were awarded in 2003, according to Reston, Va., IT market research firm Input Inc.
The Defense Department's more than $83 billion in contract awards dwarfed the civilian agencies' $32 billion in contract awards.
The Army spent the most on IT, awarding contracts worth more than $38 billion.
Input found that the bulk of award dollars, $41 billion, was in IT professional services. The second-highest spending category was maintenance support, with $26.4 billion. Outsourcing services followed, with $15.5 billion.