Overview

Sign here: Threat of patent cliff will spur demand from pharmaceutical companies

IBISWorld’s Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth
11-16
13.0%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
6,330
Business
869

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators have secured favorable contracts from an increasingly fragmented pharmaceutical sector
  • Healthcare reform has boosted demand for consultants able to analyze government reimbursement rates
  • The industry will exhibit robust growth as many pharmaceutical companies outsource more operations

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting industry is expected to experience consistent growth over the five years to 2016. Consultants in this industry have benefited particularly from a string of expiration dates for the patents on major medicines, which has driven pharmaceutical companies large and small to management consultants for help formulating new research and development strategies in a rapidly shifting landscape. Healthcare reform has also driven demand for the industry, as drug companies strive to project the potential financial impacts of recent legislation. These trends will largely hold over the five years to 2021, leading pharmaceutical companies to purchase consulting services to understand increasingly complex regulations and supply chains...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting industry is characterized by a low level of market share concentration. In 2016, the top four companies are expected to generate less than 10.0% of industry revenue. Overall, the industry is highly fragmented, due to the multitude of services included in pharmaceutical contract management consultants' portfolio. While many industry operators use technology to help streamline contracts for pharmaceutical companies, many industry operators have expanded to include more services. For example, some consultants have offered tools that analyze how changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements may affect a pharmaceutical company's performance, or software that analyzes what types of drugs are typically administered by healthcare providers.

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    Additional Insights for the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Effective quality control
  • Well developed internal processes
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    Industry Products

    What is the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry?

    This industry provides consulting to pharmaceutical companies, which includes the assessment of cost structures and client contracting processes. Firms ensure compliance and track performance. This can include the development and implementation of software for these purposes.

    Industry Products
    Business strategy and planning consulting services
    Marketing strategy and market development services
    Other marketing management consulting services
    Operations and supply chain management services
    Other strategic management services
    Financial management consulting services
    Industry Activities
    Software development and sales
    Contract analysis services
    Business improvement advisory services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • External competition for the Management Consulting industry
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid

  • Current Performance
  • Patent cliff
  • Healthcare reform
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Uptick in outsourcing
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Table: Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Over-the-Counter Medicine Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting Services
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Consumer Electronics Stores
  • Market Research

  • Products & Services
  • Business strategy and planning consulting services
  • Other
  • Marketing strategy and market development services
  • Other strategic management services
  • Operations and supply chain management services
  • Other marketing management consulting services
  • Financial management consulting services
  • Chart: Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Over-the-Counter Medicine Manufacturing
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases and depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Consulting Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Research and development expenditure (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Biologic
  • A drug made from large-molecule living matter, as opposed to small-molecule chemicals.
  • Biosimilar
  • A drug derived from living organisms and marketed after the patent expiration of similar therapies. Also known as flow-on biologics or biogenerics.
  • Blockbuster Drug
  • A drug that generates annual sales exceeding $1.0 billion.
  • Orphan Drug
  • A pharmaceutical or medicine designed to treat certain rare diseases.
  • Over-The-Counter (Otc) Drugs
  • Medicines that may be sold directly to a consumer without a prescription from a healthcare professional.
  • Patent Cliff
  • The period when numerous patents on blockbuster drugs are set to expire.
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