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South Africa IT Services Industry

South Africa IT Services Industry

The South African IT services market has experienced fluctuating levels of growth in recent years. The market is expected to stabilize and maintain moderate to strong growth over the forecast period to 2019. In 2019, the South African IT services industry is forecast to have a value of $6.8 billion, an increase of 21.4% since 2014.

This report highlights the South Africa IT services sector in terms of market share, key trends, market players and competitive scenario in the market. It also covers the market trends around cloud, managed IT services and the emerging Startups with the region.

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1. Key Findings
2. Internet Penetration in South Africa
2.1. Mobile Internet picking Demand in South Africa
3. Mobile Phone Usage in South Africa
4. South Africa IT Spending
5. CIO Perspectives
6. South Africa IT Services Market – An Overview
6.1. South Africa IT Services Market, By Services Type
6.2. South Africa IT Services Market, By Verticals
6.3. Competitive Trends
6.4. Competitive Profiles
6.4.1. Accenture
6.4.2. Capgemini
6.4.3. HP Enterprise
6.4.4. IBM
7. State of South Africa Managed IT Services Market
7.1 South Africa Data Center Hosting Services Market
7.2. Benefits of Managed IT services
8. Startup Ecosystem in South Africa
8.1 Lack of Funding
8.2 Funding Amount
8.3. Diverse Background in Startups
8.4. Silicon Cape is the Hub
8.5. Lack of Compliance
8.6. Startup Starts where?
8.7. Wages and Culture
8.8. How to be a Successful Startup
9. Recommendations
List of Figures:
Figure 1: South African Consumers - Usage of Services on Mobile
Figure 2: South Africa – Usage Pattern on Mobile Devices
Figure 3: South Africa Mobile Users - Drivers to change Internet Connections
Figure 4: South Africa Mobile Users - Plans to Upgrade
Figure 5: South Africa Mobile Users Satisfaction with Operators Services
Figure 6: Internet Access, By Device Types Figure 7: Devices and Internet Connection Types
Figure 8: Interest in leading a connected lifestyle
Figure 9: Adults Mobile Phone Ownership in South Africa
Figure 10: South Africa Mobile Phone Usage Activities
Figure 11: Smartphone Ownership in South Africa
Figure 12: South Africa Mobile Phone Users, By Age, Language and Education Background
Figure 13: South Africa Mobile Phone Usage activities
Figure 14: South Africa Mobile Usage for Texting and Taking pictures or Videos, By Age Groups
Figure 15: Diminishing Landline Usage in South Africa
Figure 16: South Africa IT Services Market. ($ Billions) 2010-2014
Figure 17: South Africa IT Services Evolution
Figure 18: South Africa Managed IT Services Market, ($ billion) 2015-2019
Figure 19: South Africa Managed IT Services Market, By Verticals ($ MILLION) 2015-2019
Figure 20: South Africa Data Center Hosting Services Market, ($million) 2010-2019
Figure 21: Data Center Market Trends
Figure 22: South Africa Data center Expenditure by Verticals, 2015
Figure 23: Startups Funding Channels
Figure 24: Startups Funding Amount (in Rands)
Figure 25: Startups Running Out of Funds Within Months
Figure 26: Startup Founder's Race
Figure 27: Startups Geographical Density, by Provinces
Figure 28: Startups Start where?
Figure 29: Reasons to Establish a Startup
Figure 30: Startup Attrition
List of Tables:
Table 1: South Africa IT Spending Forecast by Sector (Millions of US Dollars)

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