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The GCC Consulting Market in 2017

Published Mar 2017

It was a slow year by the GCC’s standards: The consulting market grew by 6% to reach a total value of $2.8bn. While mature markets the world over would view this figure as a cause for celebration, consultants here are accustomed to significantly higher growth numbers. Concerns are deepened by the slow pace in Saudi Arabia’s public sector—a market that constitutes the beating heart of many firms’ GCC consulting activities. Many feel that if consulting spend here were to stop, it could bring down the entire market. The report looks at this, and some other big themes that are playing out across the GCC consulting industry at the moment.

We also provide forecasts for the market as a whole, and by industry and service. And you can now access the underlying data about the GCC market through our Global Consulting Data Model portal, getting you to the detail you need and allowing you to create custom views of the market to suit your needs. It’s the platform on which a growing number of consulting firms are basing their understanding of the market and their performance within it.

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