Consulting Services Industry
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Industry Analysis


Companies in this industry provide management, scientific, and technical consulting services, including specialized services such as environmental, human resources, IT, logistics, and marketing consulting. Major global companies include Accenture, Bain & Company, Booz Allen, Boston Consulting Group, IBM Services, and McKinsey & Company, as well as the consulting arms of the Big Four accounting firms -- Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Competitive Landscape

Demand is driven primarily by corporate spending. The profitability of individual companies depends on the efficiency of their operations and their ability to maintain a steady flow of business. Large firms have advantages in being able to offer broad ranges of services and to take on more complex projects. Small firms can compete effectively by specializing. The US industry is fragmented: the top 50 companies account for about 30% of industry revenue.

Products, Operations & Technology

Management consulting services, including consulting related to strategic planning, marketing, and human resources, account for about 85% of US industry revenue. Other major revenue sources include scientific and technical consulting and environmental consulting.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Consulting Services industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Consulting Services Companies in this Country/Region:
Top Consulting Services Companies:
588075.12M | United Arab Emirates
93588.325485M | Switzerland
92363.007184M | Switzerland
72921.0M | Switzerland
69812.955088M | Switzerland
44327.039M | Ireland
34648.759632M | South Africa
28906.411887M | Switzerland
27978.0M | Switzerland
25868.0M | Switzerland
25312.00826M | Switzerland
24781.913653M | Hong Kong
23133.444991M | Switzerland
17585.1M | United Arab Emirates
13899.636036M | South Africa
13353.817M | United States
11992.196607M | United States
11696.701471M | Switzerland
11542.207417M | Switzerland
11358.789819M | Switzerland
11358.789819M | Switzerland
10317.59091M | Australia
9225.885732M | United States

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