The Indian service sector is contributing nearly 57 percent to the gross domestic product (GDP) and it has also emerged as the fastest-growing sector of the Indian economy. Indian consulting industry is part of service sector saw maximum growth in talent demand. In 2015 Indian consulting industry saw 1 per cent increase in hiring activity. Here are the roles consulting companies looking to hire in consulting industry.
IT software: The demand for IT consultants has been increasing in IT software industry. Nearly 43 percent jobs are for specialists in IT software in the consulting sector across roles such as application programming, database administration, quality assurance/testing, cyber security, networking and troubleshooting are most sought-after. Demand is more for the professionals with 2-5 years experience.
HR consultants: Human resource has extended scope for the consultants. Nearly 70 percent of jobs are available in consultant for recruitment specialists. Recruitment consultants with min 2 years experience have great demand.
Business development: Sales/business development professionals include 15 percent in total jobs in the consulting industry. Professionals from channel sales, corporate sales and client servicing are areas are in high demand. Min 2-5 years experienced sales professionals are preferred in this sector.
Accounting: Growing economy and increased regulations, accounting experts and auditors are in high demand in India Inc. Demand is more for the specialized roles such as risk auditors, chartered accountants/CPAs and taxation specialists. Accounting professionals have great career move.
Business management: Business management is highly paid career for the consultants. The profile include understand competition, analyse market conditions, manage risks and unforeseen circumstances to thrive. Because of this reason business consultants have more demand. A recent study mentioned that specialization in business and management consulting accounts for nearly 80 per cent of the jobs on business management domain in the consulting sector.