Computing growth: The industry has benefited from strong economic conditions

The Computer Consultants industry is made up of businesses that offer advice and assistance by planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer software, hardware and communication technologies. Computer consultants provide services to clients in all sectors of the economy, although clients in the public and service sectors are the largest markets for the industry. Demand for industry services is largely influenced by the level of business confidence, which is in turn affected by overall economic conditions, and technological advancements also drive demand for the industry.The industry has performed well over the past five years and is expected to record strong revenue growth. Overall, revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 10.4%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£50 ’000
Annual Growth 13-18
10.4%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
43,380
Businesses
7,785
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has recorded strong growth, supported by technological developments
  • New technological developments have offered opportunities, but also allowed firms to bypass the industry
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Computer Consultants industry displays a low level of barriers to entry. Minimal regulation and low start-up costs make it relatively easy for new businesses to enter the market. The only requirements for entering the industry are the ability to hire skilled employees and the ability to effectively attract clients. Computer consultants can use leased, hired or second-hand equipment to keep start-up costs low. Due to the fragmented nature of the industry, new entrants can target markets that are not normally served by large multinational computer consultants to minimise direct competition.The large international companies that do operate in the industry often compete for contracts on complex technology processes in large businesses. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Computer Consultants Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Computer Consultants Industry are

  • Development of new products
  • Highly trained workforce
  • Having a clear market position
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business sentiment index and Government capital expenditure in the Computer Consultants industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer Consultants in Ireland Industry?

    Computer consultants provide assistance by planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software and communication technologies. Services may also include training users. Industry operators do not sell computer hardware and software or install mainframes, personal computers or software.

    Industry Products
  • Software consulting
  • Hardware consulting
  • Systems and technical consulting
  • Business consulting
  • Industry Activities
  • Offering hardware and software consultancy
  • Analysing systems
  • Building custom-designed systems
  • Training users
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business sentiment index
  • Government capital expenditure
  • IT and telecommunications adoption
  • Number of businesses
  • Real gross fixed investment

  • Current Performance
    Economic recoveryAdapting to new technologyMergers and acquisitionsCompetition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Technological changeGovernment expenditurePrivate-sector demandEnterprising growthConsultancies connect
  • Table: Computer Consultants Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer Consultants Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Banks and Building Societies in Ireland
  • Accountancies and Tax Consultants in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing in Ireland
  • Software Publishing in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Software consulting
  • Systems and technical consulting
  • Business consulting
  • Hardware consulting
  • Chart: Computer Consultants Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Public sector
  • Professional and technical activities
  • Financial services
  • Communications and telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Other
  • Wholesale and retail
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer Consultants Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Payments to subcontractors
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent, utilities and depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer Consultants

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer Consultants Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    IBM Ireland Ltd, Accenture plc,
  • Table: IBM Ireland Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Accenture plc - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer Consultants Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Computer Consultants Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Big Data
  • Large data sets that may be analysed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations.
  • Cloud Computing
  • Using a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage, and process data.
  • Virtual Private Network
  • A service that enables users to send and receive data across public networks as if they were connected to a private network.
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