PwC ranked as the No. 1 global consulting organisation for 2016

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14 August, 2017

Gartner Inc, the leading research and advisory firm, has ranked PwC as the number one worldwide consulting providers by 2016 market share in their report. Gartner defines “consulting as advisory services to help companies analyse and improve the efficacy of business and technology strategies and operations.”  PwC’s share includes revenue from PwC Advisory, Tax and Assurance business globally.

No. 1 global consulting firm

“We are honoured to be recognised by Gartner as the top ranked global consulting organisation,” said Miles Everson, Global Advisory Chairman, PwC. “We believe we have achieved this recognition guided by our purpose to build trust in society and help our clients solve complex problems.”

The Market Share: IT Services, 2016 found that “the IT services market grew 4.1% in constant currency in 2016, or 0.4 percentage point less than forecast growth of 4.5%. Growth in dollars was 3.2%, 0.4 percentage point less than forecast.”

“As a firm, we owe our success to our outstanding clients, our outstanding people and the trusted relationships we build together. At PwC we are helping our clients as they navigate a complex and changing world,” said Randy Browning, Global Advisory Markets Leader.

Each year, Gartner analyses and publishes its market share and rankings for the previous calendar year across all technology-related capabilities.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


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  5. Gartner, Inc., Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services Worldwide, 2016, Dean Blackmore and Julie Short, May 30 2017. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting
  6. Gartner, Inc., Market Definitions and Methodology: IT Services, Dean Blackmore et al, September 20, 2016. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting  
  7. Gartner, Inc., Market Share: IT Services, 2016, Kathryn Hale et al., April 19, 2017. Gartner clients may access the full report by visiting
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