Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston, Texas-based market research firm, has completed its latest research on the Consulting Industry.  (See:  This revised and updated data is part of our massive Plunkett Research Online subscription service, where we continuously monitor the world’s 40 most vital business sectors, including such industries as retailing, artificial intelligence, health care, sports/recreation and much, much more.  Our analysts and market research continually monitor the world’s leading industries and companies and post thorough updates yearly.

Key Findings:

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms within the Consulting Industry.  Gain vital insights that can help shape strategy for business development, product development and investments.

Key Features:

  • Business trends analysis
  • In-depth industry overview
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Spending, investment, and consumption discussions
  • In-depth industry statistics and metrics
  • Industry employment numbers

Additional Key Features Include:

Industry Glossary

Industry Contacts list, including Professional Societies and Industry Associations

Profiles of industry-leading companies

  • U.S. and Global Firms
  • Publicly held, Private and Subsidiaries
  • Executive Contacts
  • Revenues
  • For Public Companies: Detailed Financial Summaries
  • Statistical Tables

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich report covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the Consulting Industry.

Plunkett Research Provides Unique Analysis of the Following Major Trends Affecting the Consulting Industry

  1. Introduction to the Consulting Industry
  2. Consulting in Emerging Nations/The Offshoring of Consulting Projects
  3. Management Consulting and Consulting to Major Corporations
  4. Consulting to Governments/U.S. Federal and State Consulting Contracts
  5. Federal Government Consulting Contracts Are Massive in IT, Defense & Facilities
  6. IT Consulting/Software Consulting/Computer Operations Consulting
  7. Trends in Manufacturing, such as Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs), Lead to Collaboration and Consulting-Like Services
  8. Consulting Firms Accept Assignments with Contingency Fees
  9. Consulting Firms Acquire Digital Advertising Agencies, Extending Their Marketing Services
  10. Accounting Firms Taking Large Market Share of Consulting Contracts
  11. Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
  12. Major Corporations and Organizations Develop Internal Consultants and Seek Outside Clients
  13. Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments
  14. Consultancies Position Themselves to Serve Global Markets and Multinational Corporations
  15. Offshoring to India Drives Changes in Global Consulting
  16. BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks such as Law and Accounting Are Offshored/Call Centers Become More Sophisticated
  17. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Is Replacing Human Workers
  18. Consulting and Accounting Firms Rapidly Adopt Generative AI
  19. New MBAs Desire Consulting and Accounting Jobs

Plunkett Research Provides In-Depth Tables for the Following Consulting Industry Statistics

  1. Consulting Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Consulting Industry Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2017-2022
  3. Management Consulting Companies: Estimated Sources of Revenue, U.S.:2018-2022
  4. Consulting Industry Employment, U.S.: 2018-February 2024