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
    • IT Operations Consulting*
    • IT Strategy Consulting*
    • Human Resources Consulting
    • Management Consulting
    • Operations Consulting
    • Public Sector Consulting
    • Retail Consulting*
    • Strategy Consulting

    *Denotes a new category for 2013-14

  • Ranking History

2014 Best Consulting Firms for Aerospace & Defense Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
43.97

Lockheed Martin Corporation (IT Consulting)

Lockheed Martin is a global security company focused on domestic and foreign defense and civil markets, with the U.S. Department of Defense and other...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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2
% OF VOTES
31.91

Northrop Grumman Corporation (IT Consulting)

Northrop Grumman is an aerospace and defense technology company, and also the world's largest shipbuilder.  It is involved in the design,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
3
% OF VOTES
25.40

Booz Allen Hamilton

With roots that can be traced back almost a century, Booz Allen Hamilton has carved its own place in the consulting industry as an indispensible advisor...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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4
% OF VOTES
21.03

Raytheon Professonal Services

Profile data coming soon.

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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5
% OF VOTES
17.40

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
6
% OF VOTES
16.44

BAE Systems Detica North America

The more you know Detica is a business and technology consulting firm specializing in intelligence and security.  It collects and...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
7
% OF VOTES
13.34

Strategy&, part of the PwC network

Strategy& is the global strategy consulting business of professional services firm PwC. Formerly Booz & Company, the firm was acquired by PwC in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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8
% OF VOTES
11.63

General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.

Profile information coming soon.

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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9
% OF VOTES
9.50

Bain & Company

Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's most prestigious consulting firms. Today Bain & Company is one of the world's most respected companies....

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
10
% OF VOTES
9.18

Deloitte Consulting LLP

With more than 70,000 professionals, Deloitte LLP is the largest private professional services provider in the United States. Its subsidiaries work in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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11
% OF VOTES
7.90

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (IT Consulting)

Profile data coming soon.

TRENDING

2013 Rank
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12
% OF VOTES
7.36

Accenture

Accenture is a success story by any measure. The company's history has been more than 60 years in the making-from the earliest days as a pioneer in the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
13
% OF VOTES
6.08

IBM Global Services

IBM Global Services works hard to make clients' businesses work better.  The group includes IBM's consulting, systems integration and applications...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
14
% OF VOTES
3.95

CACI International

Uncle Sam wants CACI Under the guiding motto "ever vigilant," CACI looks out for the technological well-being of national security missions...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
15
% OF VOTES
3.20

Cisco Systems, Inc. (IT Consulting)

Cisco Systems designs, makes and sells internet protocol-based networking products, as well as other products used in the communications and IT...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
16
% OF VOTES
2.88

Oracle Consulting

Along with Microsoft and IBM, Oracle is one of the three largest software companies in the world. It specializes in database and middleware software, as...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
17
% OF VOTES
2.56

Capgemini

With more than 125,000 employees spread across 44 countries, Capgemini is a leading global provider of technology, consulting and outsourcing services....

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
18
% OF VOTES
2.24

SRA International, Inc.

Attention! SRA founder Ernst Volgenau began his career in the military.  An Air Force lieutenant, he spent the 1960s and 1970s working as...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
19
% OF VOTES
2.13

Hitachi Consulting

Yes: That Hitachi Even those who know nothing about Hitachi Consulting should be capable of guessing a few key facts about the company: yes, it's...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
20
% OF VOTES
1.92

SAP Services (IT Consulting)

SAP is the world's third-largest independent software manufacturer, based on market capitalization-a stat that makes the firm one of the world leaders in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A

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