NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory, the leader in market analysis on the consulting profession, has ranked Deloitte (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firms) as number one in Global Consulting and Management Consulting based on aggregate revenue. In its recently issued report, Global Consulting Index 2013, Kennedy defines consulting as Strategy, Operations, Human Capital, IT Advisory, and Financial Advisory services –and includes revenue from Deloitte Consulting practices and advisory businesses globally.
The report is Kennedy's flagship report, providing "an outlook of what transpired in the consulting industry and how it relates to the overall economy and adjacent markets." The report found the overall outlook for the industry is positive saying, "the developments of 2012 and 2013 showed a re-strengthening of the M&A market, with added regulatory hurdles that jointly acted as the single largest booster of global consulting."
"What remains constant is Deloitte's ability to help clients confidently solve their most complex problems. From strategy to implementation, Deloitte's focus is on delivering lasting impact to clients' businesses," said John Kerr, Deloitte Global Consulting Leader. "Consistently earning this market leader distinction is a clear demonstration of Deloitte's deep industry experience, strategic insight and commitment to execution across an array of services. It reflects our market leadership amid the challenging global economy and market dynamics outlined by Kennedy in the report."
The report notes that Deloitte continues to lead the market both in terms of revenue – by $2.4 billion – and growth. In addition to ranking #1 in Global Consulting and Global Management Consulting, Deloitte ranked #3 in Global Financial Consulting and #4 in Global IT Consulting.
Over the last year, Kennedy has issued several reports that reflect Deloitte's leadership, based on capabilities. Highlights include:
- The global leader in the HR Transformation Consulting Market report
- The global leader in the IT Consulting: Analytics 2014 report
- A global leader in the Cyber Security Consulting 2013 report
- A global leader in the Digital Strategy Consulting report
- A global leader in the Innovation Strategy & New Product Development Consulting 2013 report
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Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.