Saudi Arabia IT Services Market 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Analysis
This IDC study presents the latest trends that characterized the IT services industry in Saudi Arabia in 2014 and 2015, and forecasts expenditure on IT services through 2019. The study contains market sizing and forecasts for 13 foundation market categories. The study answers the following questions: What are IDC's predictions for spending on IT services in Saudi Arabia? What are the assumptions behind the forecast numbers, and what impact will the related issues have on the market during the forecast period?What do end users in the Saudi market say about their concerns regarding IT services procurement?What are the latest trends in IT services delivery in Saudi Arabia (e.g., managed services and outsourcing)?"The Saudi Arabian IT services market is undergoing a critical paradigm shift, and entities in the country will continue to adopt disruptive technologies. This adoption will enable the high-paced growth of IT services spending in the market. The significant investments driving large-scale integration projects and the demand for various outsourcing services (such as hosting infrastructure and managed services) will also propel growth of the market. However, staffing issues will remain a key challenge for CIOs, as finding IT talent with relevant capabilities will be difficult." — Senior Research Analyst IT Services and Software, Uzair Mujtaba, IDC Saudi Arabia.