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Oman Information Technology Report 2013 - Product Image

Oman Information Technology Report 2013

  • Published: January 2013
  • Region: Oman
  • 77 pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Company Profiles
  • Gulf Business Machines
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • IBM
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Oracle Corp
  • MORE

BMI View

The total size of the Omani IT market in 2013 is forecast byMI to be worth US$410mn, up from an estimated US$385mn in 2012. Oman's economy is relatively well positioned for the post-credit crunch era, but we do not see IT spending returning to its previous rate of growth during our five-year forecast period. However, 2012 saw a range of new IT implementations in sectors such as oil and gas,
banking, utilities and aviation. Meanwhile, global trends such as cloud computing, virtualisation and convergence are gaining traction in the Omani market.

Headline Expenditure Projections

Computer Hardware Sales: US$209mn in 2012 to US$220mn in 2013, +5% in US dollar terms.

Forecast in US dollar terms upwardly due to macroeconomic factors and the release of Windows 8 should provide a boost to replacement PC purchases.

Software Sales: US$75mn in 2012 to US$80mn in 2013, +7% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms downwardly revised due to macroeconomic factors, but there is steady demand for enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations.

IT Services Sales: US$102mn in 2012 to US$110mn in 2013, +8% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Oman IT Sector SWOT 7

Oman Telecoms Industry SWOT 8

Oman Political SWOT 9

Oman Economic SWOT 9

Oman Business Environment SWOT 10

MEA IT Risk/Reward Ratings 11
Table: Middle East And Africa IT Risk Reward Ratings, Q113 13

MEA IT Markets Overview 14

IT Penetration 14

Sectors And Verticals 17

Market Overview 21

Relevant Government Authorities 21

Hardware 23

Software 26

Services 28

Industry Developments 30

Industry Forecast 33
Table: Oman IT Industry - Historical Data And Forecasts (US$mn unless otherwise stated), 2010-2017 36

Industry Forecast Internet 37

Internet 37
Table: Oman Internet Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010-2017 37

Competitive Landscape 39

Hardware 39

Software 41

IT Services 42

Macroeconomic Forecast 45

Company Profiles 48

Gulf Business Machines 48

Microsoft Corporation 49
Table: TCS Revenues By Geography, (US$mn) 53

IBM 54

Hewlett-Packard 59

Oracle Corp 65

Country Snapshot 69
Table: Oman's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 70
Table: Oman's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 71
Table: Oman's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 72
Table: Oman's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 72

BMI Methodology 73

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 73

IT Industry 73

IT Ratings - Methodology 74
Table: IT Business Environment Indicators 75

Weighting 76
Table: Weighting Of Components 76

Sources 76

Company Profiles
Gulf Business Machines
Microsoft Corporation
Oracle Corp

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