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 IT Operations Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
55.64

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
2
% OF VOTES
47.70

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
3
% OF VOTES
28.12

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
N/A
4
% OF VOTES
11.76

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
5
% OF VOTES
10.15

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
6
% OF VOTES
10.09

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
7
% OF VOTES
9.85

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
8
% OF VOTES
7.46

Infosys Consulting

Created in 2004, Infosys Consulting is an off-shoot of Indian tech outsourcing and business consulting giant Infosys Technologies. Based on the premise...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
9
% OF VOTES
6.27

HP Services

**NOTE: In March 2015, HP announced that it would be splitting into 2 separate companies, effective November 2015: HP Inc., which will house the printer...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
N/A
10
% OF VOTES
5.91

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

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