IT services market in Poland
Companies providing IT services in Poland employ more than 140,000 people. IT services in Poland in 2013 accounted for approximately 1.7% of the global IT services market, and in turn value of IT services accounted for 29% of the total IT market in Poland
Industry analysts forecast that the Polish IT services market will sustain the dynamics of growth in the years 2016-2021.
It is forecasted that 2016 will bring a growth rate of 4.1% to approx. 34 billion PLN (in 2015 this growth rate amounted to 4.2%). In 2017 it is forecasted that this ratio will be even higher and will amount to 5.5% (to PLN 35.8 billion zł). The hardware market is less optimistic.
In the analysed period, in addition to lower volume of sales of computers and monitors on the domestic market, it is expected that the decline will also affect the printing market (Data according to "2016 IT Market in Poland" report prepared by PMR Research).
According to another agency, we can expect significant growth in the outsourcing services sector. It is estimated that their market share in IT services from 2013 to 2018 will grow from 18.8% to 21.9%. Largest dynamics is expected to be enjoyed by hosting infrastructure services (cumulative annual growth rate - CAGR 2013-2018 will amount to 17.5%) and hosted application management (CAGR 17.6%, in 2013 - 2018), to which undoubtedly the greater use of tools available in the cloud will contribute.