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Ovum's IT services research includes all publicly announced contracts with values of more than $1m. This report provides an insight into deal signings by vendor, client, value, region, and IT services type and solution area for September 2015.


  • The total contract value (TCV) of deals announced in September 2015 increased 54% compared with the same period of the previous year.
  • The TCV of application development deals more than doubled year-on-year.
  • The defense sector contributed 52% of the month’s TCV.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain an understanding of all deal types in all IT services domains, including infrastructure, applications, and BPO
  • Gain an insight into the global IT service markets, including North America, Europe, MEA, and emerging markets in Asia Pacific and South and Central America
  • Learn to plan your strategy according to competitors' major deal announcements

Key questions answered

  • What major IT services contracts were announced during September 2015?
  • What deals are set to expire, and when?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • IT services’ TCV increased 54% year-on-year to $8bn
  • The number of deals worth more than $100m increased year-on-year
  • The value of the average contract decreased to $34.3m
  • The TCV of application development deals more than doubled year-on-year
  • The defense sector contributed 52% of the month’s TCV
  • Raytheon secured the biggest share of monthly TCV
  • The volume of deals signed with durations of between one and three years increased significantly
  • Monthly TCV in North America increased year-on-year
  • Of the contracts expiring in the next six months, 21% are application development deals
  • Of the contracts set to expire in the next six months, 37% involve defense clients


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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