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This report provides analysis of the contracts announced in the fourth quarter of 2014, with graphical representation of key activity, insight into significant deals, and comparison with activity over the previous 12 months.


  • The number of IT services contracts awarded by enterprises hit its highest quarterly level for more than five years in 4Q14, ensuring that the year finished on a positive note.
  • Overall, contract activity during the quarter was once again dominated by smaller projects, valued at less than $50m.
  • In 2014, the growing demand for smaller projects boosted the number of contracts tracked by Ovum to its highest annual level since 2008.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides an insight into global markets, including North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and South and Central America.
  • Gives an overview of deals across all IT services domains, including infrastructure, applications, and BPO.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key trends currently affecting the global IT services market?
  • Which vendors are winning major outsourcing deals?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: IT Services Contracts Quarterly Analysis, 4Q14
  • Methodology
  • Further reading

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