The trend is that consultants are moving back upstream to large business clients. This seems to align with the results we saw in our last question about how industry consultants are classifying themselves from telecommunications five years ago, i.e., premise-based phone systems, to broader, more strategic communications technology consulting classifications today. This aligns more with large business needs.
Welcome back to the CLP Central Communication Technology Consultants Market Research Survey. In the past few years we’ve seen big changes in the communications technology consulting industry. Five years ago 42 percent of respondents considered themselves telecommunications consultants; today that has dropped to 10 percent.