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Management Consultants in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Management Consultants Market Research Report | SIC M70.229 | Mar 2017

Guiding growth: Uncertainty resulting from the EU referendum boosts industry demand

IBISWorld’s Management Consultants market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Accenture plc Accenture plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Management Consultants industry covers a very broad range of consulting, including strategic and organisational planning, marketing, IT and human resource consulting and business process management. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.2% over the five years through 2016-17. This growth is expected to be driven largely by increasing demand for IT consulting services. Meanwhile, regulatory changes in the financial services sector, the industry's largest downstream market, also benefited industry participants as banks and other financial institutions required assistance to reformulate business strategies and operations in order to comply with these changes.

In 2016-17, revenue is forecast to increase by 4.2% to reach £55.7 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of management consulting establishments broadly reflects the spread of economic activity across the United Kingdom. The density of business locations is higher around the South East and London, where key downstream markets are concentrated.


London, as the commercial hub of the United Kingdom, is the focal point for management consulting practices. All major international consulting firms are based in London, in addition to most major domestic players. Many important clients are located in London, including financial services companies, communications businesses and government departments. London accounts for 26.2% of industry establishments. How.. purchase to read more


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What is the Management Consultants 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 strategyProgramme or project managementProcess and operations managementCorporate strategyHuman capitalRisk managementChange managementOther services
Industry Activities
Strategic planningOperational planningBusiness researchHuman resources consultingMarketing consultingIT consultingGeneral consultancy services

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