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

2016 Best Consulting Firms for Aerospace & Defense Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
47.29

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

2015 Rank
1
2
% OF VOTES
35.21

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

2015 Rank
2
3
% OF VOTES
30.15

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

2015 Rank
3
4
% OF VOTES
18.45

Raytheon Professonal Services

TRENDING

2015 Rank
4
5
% OF VOTES
17.60

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

2015 Rank
6
6
% OF VOTES
16.76

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

2015 Rank
5
7
% OF VOTES
10.96

General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.

Profile information coming soon.

TRENDING

2015 Rank
7
8
% OF VOTES
10.11

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

2015 Rank
9
9
% OF VOTES
9.74

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

2015 Rank
10
10
% OF VOTES
7.02

Deloitte Consulting LLP

With more than 68,000 professionals, Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries work in four key business areas-audit, risk and financial advisory, tax, and...

TRENDING

2015 Rank
11
11
% OF VOTES
6.18

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (IT Consulting)

Uncle Sam's techies Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering and technology applications...

TRENDING

2015 Rank
12
12
% OF VOTES
4.78

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

2015 Rank
13
13
% OF VOTES
4.59

Strategy&, part of the PwC network

Strategy& is the global strategy consulting business of Big 4 professional services firm PwC. Formerly Booz & Company, the firm was acquired by...

TRENDING

2015 Rank
8
14
% OF VOTES
4.12

Oliver Wyman

New York-based Oliver Wyman is part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global professional services network with brands and affiliates in...

TRENDING

2015 Rank
NR
15
% OF VOTES
3.28

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

2015 Rank
18
16
% OF VOTES
3.18

Seabury Group

Profile information coming soon.

TRENDING

2015 Rank
NR
16
% OF VOTES
3.18

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

2015 Rank
15
17
% OF VOTES
3.09

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

2015 Rank
16
18
% OF VOTES
2.81

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

2015 Rank
NR
19
% OF VOTES
2.53

Capgemini

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

TRENDING

2015 Rank
18
20
% OF VOTES
2.43

KPMG LLP (Consulting Practice)

Professional services giant KPMG International operates as an international network of independent member firms, which includes KPMG LLP, the U.S. member...

TRENDING

2015 Rank
14