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Worldwide Offshore IT Services Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide Offshore IT Services Forecast, 2018–2022

This IDC study presents forecasts of spending (customer expenditures) for the worldwide offshore IT services market for 2018–2022. This study includes advice to providers of IT services, an analysis of key market and industry trends by importing markets, key market drivers and inhibitors, significant market developments, and highlights of key changes from the prior forecast. This study also updates the previous forecast published in Worldwide Offshore IT Services Forecast, 2017–2021.This IDC study answers the following questions:How is the model of offshore evolving?What is the opportunity for offshore providers by importing geographic region?Which assumptions are of sufficient importance that a change in the assumption would result in a change in the market forecasts?What impact will developments in this market have on the players in the market?What are the not-to-be-missed opportunities?"The worldwide offshore IT services market is faced with multiple challenges ranging from substitute service options in the form of platforms (e.g., cloud) to geopolitical instability in developed markets to fundamental restructuring in client industries," said David Tapper, vice president for Outsourcing and Managed Cloud Services at IDC. "Success for offshore providers, and providers using offshore resources, will require building and branding services as platform centric, creating DevOps as cloud factories, expanding innovation labs, investing in local markets, and expanding investments in automation."

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Worldwide Offshore IT Services Spending Forecast View
Forecasts by Importing Regions
U.S. Offshore IT Services Spending Forecast
Key U.S. Market and Industry Trends
Application Services
Managed Cloud Services
Bundling of IoT with IT
Canada Offshore IT Services Spending Forecast
Key Canada Market Trends
EMEA Offshore IT Services Spending Forecast
EMEA Offshore Services Demand Drivers
Key EMEA Market Trends
APAC Offshore IT Services Spending Forecast
Key Asia/Pacific Market Trends
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Ensuring Business Operations
Optimizing Financial Management
Security Issues
Operational Efficiencies
Geopolitical Disruption
Significant Market Developments
Cloud Management Platforms
Deal Trends for Managed Cloud Services in ITO, 2011–2016
Competitive Environment
Benefits and Challenges of Managed Cloud Services
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
What Is Not Covered
Local Players
Captive and Channel Customer Expenditures
Offshore Business Process Outsourcing
Worldwide Analyst Team
Overview of the Offshore Market
Offshore Versus Nearshore
Offshore Versus Outsourcing-Managed Services
Offshore Player Versus Local Player Market
"Total" Offshore Market
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