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Saudi Arabia IT Services Market 2015–2019 Forecast and 2014 Analysis

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.


IDC Opinion
In This Study
Methodology
Research Sources
Revenue Recognition
Notes on Forecasting
Definitions
Foundation Markets
Executive Summary
Situation Overview
Key Analysis of the IT Services Market
IT Services in the Context of the Current Economic Environment
Trends in Services Procurement
End-User Concerns
Vertical Market Perspectives
Acceptance of Outsourcing and Managed Services
IT Environment
Drivers
Inhibitors
Overview of the IT Services Market by Foundation Market
The Support and Training Services Macromarket
Hardware Support and Installation Services
Software Support and Installation Services
IT Training and Education
IDC Analysis of the Support and Training Macromarket
The Project Services Macromarket
Network Consulting and Integration
Systems Integration
Information System Consulting
Application Consulting and Customization
Custom Application Development
IDC Analysis of the Project Services Macromarket
The Outsourcing Macromarket
Information System Outsourcing
Application Management Outsourcing
Network and Desktop Outsourcing Services
Hosted Application Management
Hosting Infrastructure Services
IDC Analysis of the Outsourcing Services Macromarket
Overview of IT Services Spending by Vertical Market
Government
Finance
Communications and Media
Future Outlook
Forecast and Assumptions
Future Perspective on the Support and Training Macromarket
Future Perspective on the Project Services Macromarket
Future Perspective on the Outsourcing Services Macromarket
Forecast by Vertical Market
Government
Finance
Communications and Media
Market Context
Essential Guidance
Develop Capabilities in Emerging Technologies
Use SLAs Effectively to Manage Delivery Quality
Understand and Address the Business Problem
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Related Research
Definitions
Foundation Markets
Hardware Support and Installation
Managed Support Services
Software Support and Installation
Installation Services
Support Services
IT Education and Training
IT Consulting
Systems Integration
Exceptions and Exclusions
Network Consulting and Integration
Exceptions and Exclusions
Application Consulting and Customization
Custom Application Development
Exceptions and Exclusions
Outsourcing (as an Engagement Type)
IS Outsourcing
Exceptions and Exclusions
Network and Desktop Outsourcing Services
Exceptions and Exclusions
Application Management
Hosted Application Management
Exceptions and Exclusions
Hosting Infrastructure Services
Note on the Transition to Cloud
Exceptions and Exclusions
IT Services Market Overview Table
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