Well managed: Growing government expenditure and IT advances have supported revenue growth

Management consultants offer advisory services to businesses, government bodies and agencies, and non-profit organisations to assist in corporate strategy, information technology (IT) strategy, logistics, and process and operations management. The past five years have been prosperous for the Management Consultants industry, as the rising number of business operating in Ireland and an increase in government capital expenditure boosted industry demand and revenue growth. Accordingly, industry revenue is anticipated to expand at a compound annual rate of 4.2% over the five years through 2018 to reach €7.4 billion, including expected growth of 1.5% in 2018...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising demand for IT strategy has driven the industry's expansion over the past five years
  • The integration of technology into business operations has boosted demand for IT strategy services
  • Continued competition from computer consultants is expected to contribute to the slowdown in revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The industry is highly concentrated in Dublin, where approximately 42% of industry establishments are located. Dublin is the financial and business hub of Ireland. Many management consultants base their operations here, as there are far more potential clients and a lot of high-value work available for industry operators. Furthermore, there are many government offices also located in Dublin. The South-West accounts for an estimated 15.2% of industry establishments, the second highest in the industry, followed by the Mid-East, where 13.2% of establishments reside. The remaining regions all contain under 10% of industry establishments...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Management Consultants Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Management Consultants Industry are

  • Possession of accurate information
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business sentiment index and Government capital expenditure in the Management Consultants industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Management Consultants in Ireland Industry?

    Management consultants provide advice, guidance and operational assistance to businesses and other organisations on management issues. Principal areas of consultation include strategic and organisational planning, marketing, human resources, and operational management. The industry excludes the provision of consulting advice on legal, engineering and educational matters. Consulting relating to financial management is also excluded.

    Industry Products
  • IT strategy
  • Process and operations management
  • Programme and project management
  • Corporate strategy
  • Human capital
  • Risk and change management
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Strategic planning
  • Business research
  • Marketing consulting
  • Human resources consulting
  • IT consulting
  • General consultancy services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business sentiment index
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Number of businesses
  • IT and telecommunications adoption

  • Current Performance
    Solution for austerityIT strategyEnterprises and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Room for improvementEnterprises, employment and wages
  • Table: Management Consultants Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Management Consultants Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Banks in Ireland
  • Insurance in Ireland
  • Building Construction in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Third-Level Education in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • IT strategy
  • Process and operations management
  • Other services
  • Risk and change management
  • Programme and project management
  • Corporate strategy
  • Human capital
  • Chart: Management Consultants Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Financial services sector
  • Government institutions and bodies
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Telecommunications and information sector
  • Other
  • Retail and leisure sector
  • Energy and utilities sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Management Consultants Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent, utilities and depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Management Consultants

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Management Consultants Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Management Consultants Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Management Consultants Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The research and application of data patterns and reasoning.
  • Corporate Strategy
  • The formulation and implementation of the major initiatives taken by a company's top management on behalf of the owners.
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • The contracting of a consultant for advice on structuring human resource and personnel policies, employee benefits, compensation systems, and wage and salary administration.
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