Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms in Each Practice Area

Consultants across the nation rate the top firms in their practice areas.

  • Survey Methodology

    Vault asked consultants to rank the best firms in several areas of business focus. Consultants were allowed to vote for up to three firms as the best in each area, but could NOT vote for their own firm.

    The practice areas are:

    Defense Consulting
    Economic Consulting
    Energy Consulting
    Financial Consulting
    Health Care Consulting
    Human Resources Consulting
    IT Operations Consulting
    IT Strategy Consulting
    Management Consulting
    Operations Consulting
    Public Sector Consulting
    Retail Consulting
    Strategy Consulting

  • Ranking History

2018 Best Consulting Firms for Public Sector Consulting

1
% VOTE
50.58

Booz Allen Hamilton

Brand name G-men With roots that can be traced back almost a century, Booz Allen Hamilton has carved its own place in the consulting industry as...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
1
2
% VOTE
31.12

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Do it with Deloitte Deloitte Consulting LLP ("Deloitte Consulting"), based in New York, operates in three primary areas-human capital, strategy...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
2
3
% VOTE
25.58

McKinsey & Company

The McKinsey mystique McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
3
4
% VOTE
23.07

Accenture

Growth of a Global Leader Accenture is a success story by any measure. The company's history has been more than 60 years in the making-from the earliest...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
4
5
% VOTE
16.49

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC (PwC Advisory Services)

Getting back into it Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has been steadily building its consulting practice in recent years, following...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
5
6
% VOTE
14.24

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

Boston's best The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With 4,800 consultants in 77 offices in...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
7
7
% VOTE
12.63

IBM Global Services

THE SCOOP A new meaning to "business machine" IBM Global Business Services works hard to make clients' businesses work better.  The group...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
6
8
% VOTE
11.60

Bain & Company

Global firm Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's leading consulting firms. The firm's 5,400 consultants help business leaders make the big...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
8
9
% VOTE
9.41

KPMG LLP (Consulting Practice)

THE SCOOP Network Kings Professional services giant KPMG International operates as an international network of independent member firms, which...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
10
10
% VOTE
8.76

EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice

THE SCOOP Earnest Ernst For two decades, Ernst & Young has helped clients stay on the straight and narrow.  The world's second-largest...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
9
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