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The Report on Management Consulting contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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Current State of the Industry . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Statistics . .
Public Company Information . .
Key Private Companies   .
Government Vendors   .
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2017 Market Research Report on Management Consulting Industry


Current Research on the Management Consulting Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Management Consulting industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Management Consulting industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Management Consulting industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

market size 2017
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Statistics 2011        2012        2013        2014        2015        2016
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Statistical Analysis



Market Forecast - Management Consulting[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Management Consulting future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Management Consulting industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Information Technology (It) Technical Consulting Services

Business Process Management Services, Including Financial, Human Resources, Supply-Chain, Customer Relations, And Vertical Marke

Bookkeeping And Compilation Services

General Accounting Services

Payroll Accounting Services

Custom Application Design And Development Services

Computer Systems Design, Development, And Integration Services

It Infrastructure And Network Management Services

Strategic Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Business Strategy And Planning Consulting And Implementation Services

Corporate Development And Restructuring Consulting And Implementation Services

Other Strategic Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Financial Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Management Accounting And Controllership Consulting And Implementation Services

Other Financial Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Marketing Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Marketing Strategy And Market Development Consulting And Implementation Services

Sales Management And Development Consulting And Implementation Services

Other Marketing Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Human Resources Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Compensation And Benefits Consulting Services

Other Human Resources Management Consulting Services

Operations And Supply Chain Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Integrated Supply Chain And Logistics Management Consulting And Implementation Services

Operations Management Consulting And Implementation Services, Excluding Logistics Consulting

Actuarial Consulting Services, Excluding Employee Pensions And Other Benefits

Scientific/Technical Consulting Services, Excluding Environmental

All Other Consulting Services

Other Management Services

Resale Of Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Management Consulting by state

Price Trends for Management Consulting

This section shows how prices are changing within the on a month-to-month basis. Price changes may be affected by seasonal demand, or by larger movements in product sales.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis - Management Consulting

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a company in the industry compares relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Management ConsultingIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Management Consulting industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Management Consulting measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Management ConsultingIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 11%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 30%
Business Operations Specialists 26%
Management Analysts 13%
Management Analysts 13%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 10%
Computer Occupations 9%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 6%
Sales and Related Occupations 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22%
Information and Record Clerks 6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 5%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 5%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Management Consulting and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Management Consulting market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Management Consulting Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Management Consulting market research on key company news, and Management Consulting statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Management Consulting

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $13,111,803,515 on Management Consulting. It has awarded 44,471 contracts to 4,270 companies, with an average value of $3,070,680 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Management Consulting to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Strategic Management Consulting & Implementation Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Management ConsultingOpportunity/Threat
Administrative Management & General Management Consulting Services Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Strategic Management Consulting & Implementation Services are less than those from Management Consulting. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Strategic Management Consulting & Implementation Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Strategic Management Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report



Business Strategy & Planning Consulting & Implementation Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Management ConsultingOpportunity/Threat
Administrative Management & General Management Consulting Services Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Business Strategy & Planning Consulting & Implementation Services are less than those from Management Consulting. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Business Strategy & Planning Consulting & Implementation Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Business Strategy & Planning Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report



Marketing Management Consulting & Implementation Services
Marketing Management Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report

Marketing Strategy & Market Dev Consulting & Implementation Services
Marketing Strategy & Market Dev Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report

Human Resources Management Consulting & Implementation Services
Human Resources Management Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report

Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt Consulting & Implementation Services
Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report

Financial Management Consulting & Implementation Services
Financial Management Consulting & Implementation Services Product Sales Report

Compensation & Benefits Consulting Services
Compensation & Benefits Consulting Services Product Sales Report

Integrated Supply Chain/Logistics Mgmt Consulting & Implement Services
Integrated Supply Chain/Logistics Mgmt Consulting & Implement Services Product Sales Report

Oper Mgmt Consult & Implementation Services, Except Logistics Consulting
Oper Mgmt Consult & Implementation Services, Except Logistics Consulting Product Sales Report