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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Compensation & Benefits Planning Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Compensation & Benefits Planning Services?

What is the average price of Compensation & Benefits Planning Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Compensation & Benefits Planning Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Compensation & Benefits Planning Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Compensation & Benefits Planning Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Compensation & Benefits Planning Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Compensation & Benefits Planning Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The top four players account for less than 30.0% of total market revenue, signaling a low level of market share concentration. Low barriers to entry characterize the market for compensation and benefits planning services, primarily because suppliers require little capital investment in order to commence operations. Therefore, tens of thousands... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


Have you considered merging or acquiring another firm to expand your offerings?

Do you use subcontractors? How has the growing trend of outsourced administrative functions affected your revenue?

How do you market your services to potential clients? Do you rely heavily on repeat services?

What advantages do you hold over in-house practices?


What are the various stages of your hiring process? What specialized skills do you require in your employees?

How do you recruit and retain your staff? How do you keep your wages under control?

Do you provide ongoing training or development for your employees? Are your consultants certified?

What is the average tenure of your employees? Do you have trouble with turnover?


How do your clients measure the return on investment of your compensation and benefits planning services?

How do you develop appropriate cost and time management systems for your consulting services?

How do you monitor services to make sure they are their most efficient?

Are your clients satisfied with their current contracts or past experiences? Do you provide references or case studies?


Do you have trouble balancing multiple service offerings? How do you maintain quality standards?

Do you typically work with larger clients or smaller niche players? How do you ensure the same effectiveness with each client type?

If your services overlap with other markets, how do showcase your strengths to buyers?

How well do you know the industry in which my company operates? Have you had previous engagements in our industry?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should disclose the overall budget for the project, if relevant.

Buyers should state their preferred pricing model and terms of payment.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate vendors' ability to meet their service requirements.

Buyers should evaluate vendors' experience working on comparable projects.

Buyers should evaluate the qualifications of the project's personnel.

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their proposed fees for the project.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should include the date when proposals are due and any other relevant dates (e.g. interviews) prior to the contract award.

Buyers should include the date when services will begin.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain risk for compensation and benefits planning services is low, which supports buyer power by minimizing the risk of price spikes or service disruptions due to supply chain issues. Vendors source inputs from a handful of upstream suppliers, including computer and packaged software wholesalers, commercial real estate lessors... Subscribe to learn more.