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IT Services Monthly Contract Round-up, January 2008
Datamonitor, March 2008, Pages: 16
An analyst-based report on the contracts signed in the previous month, with graphical representation of key activity by volume and value for industries and IT services domains. The analysis will highlight any significant deals and compare activities to the previous 12 months, highlighting contracts up for expiration.
- Covers global markets, including North America, EMEA and the emerging markets in APAC and Latin America
- Covers all deal types in all IT services domains, including infrastructure, applications and BPO
Highlights of this title
In January 2007, the majority of high-value IT services contracts was predominantly driven by governments and telecoms services providers, these two verticals accounted for nine out of the top 10 deals during the month.
The key trends observed for the month of January 2008 include: IT services contract activity increased in January after the year-end slump; in January 2008, infrastructure management and maintenance/support remained IT services cornerstones; government IT spending remained constant across geographies.
Other trends include enterprises preferred short duration deals signed for an average period of up to three to five years; IT service contracts signed in the Asia-Pacific region showed significant volume growth; and a few application development and management contracts are expected to expire by August 2008.
Key reasons to purchase this title
- Track major deals among your competitors and plan your strategy accordingly.
- Understand which deals are set to expire, and when.
- Analyze trends by IT Services domain and by client industry and country.
OUR VIEW 1
IT services contract activity increased in January after a slump at the end of 2007 3
Infrastructure management and maintenance/support remained IT services cornerstones 5
Governments Spending Remained Constant across Geographies 7
IBM Global Services led the IT services space with 83 contracts signed in the year 8
Enterprises preferred short duration deals signed for an average period of three to five years 9
IT service contracts signed in the Asia-Pacific region showed significant volume growth 10
Application development and management contracts set to expire 11
The highest value contracts expiring by August 2008 fall in the telecoms vertical 12
Definitions - IT Services 15
Our consulting 16
List of Tables
Table 1: Top 10 contracts signed in January 2008 by value 2
List of Figures
Figure 1: Number of contracts in the IT services sector, January 2007 to January 2008 4
Figure 2: Breakdown of contracts by domain, January 2007 to January 2008 5
Figure 3: Breakdown of contracts by industry, January 2007 to January 2008 7
Figure 4: Contracts won by vendors, January 2007 to January 2008 8
Figure 5: Contracts by duration, January 2007 to January 2008 9
Figure 6: Number of contracts by geography 10
Figure 7: Contracts expiring by IT service type- 11
Figure 8: Contracts expiring by vertical industries from Feb-July 2008 12