The Government of Canada spent an estimated $4.7B in 2021-2022 on information technology contracts.
Across 60,734 contracts active since the start of the 2017-2018 fiscal year, 12,661 have at least one amendment (21%). Of contracts with amendments, the average increase in dollar value was 264% and the average number of amendments was 2.16. Cumulatively these amendments represent an increase of $10.4B over the original contract values.
The average contract duration was 1.16 years, and the average contract value (not including contracts under $10k) was $535.7K. The longest contract was 20.01 years. The largest contract by value (including amendments) was $1.1B.