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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Data Privacy Consulting Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Data Privacy Consulting Services?

What is the average price of Data Privacy Consulting Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Data Privacy Consulting 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 Data Privacy Consulting 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 Data Privacy Consulting 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 Data Privacy Consulting 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 Data Privacy Consulting 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 ?

In 2021, ProcurementIQ estimates that there are about 4,600 firms supplying data privacy consulting services in the United States. Collectively, the top four firms account for less than 30.0% of the market, indicating that the market has low concentration. Aside from requiring a moderate level of technical skills, data privacy... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?


How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Relevant Experience

What is your previous experience working within our business sector?

How comparable is my company's IT infrastructure to those with whom you most commonly work?

How extensive is your knowledge of the regulations affecting the security of information within this market?

How would you describe the types of clients you primarily work with?

How are the operations of your other clients different than ours? What challenges will this pose, if any?

Ancillary Services

What additional services do you offer to assist with IT infrastructure and databases?

What are the benefits of acquiring these services through you?

Do you offer any ancillary services free of charge or at a discounted rate?

Do you have any partnerships with contractors that may benefit me?

Do your partners offer discounts to your clients?

Service Availability

What are your hours of operation?

Do you offer an emergency line to call in case a security breach occurs outside your normal hours of operation? If so, do you charge an additional fee for emergency services?

How many clients do you have for every data privacy consultant you have on staff? How might this affect your availability?

Do you have any partnerships you can leverage to ensure services if your staff is unavailable?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle increased/reduced demand?

Ongoing Staff Training

What training services do you provide your staff to ensure their expertise is relevant to the technologies and regulations affecting my industry today?

How does training affect your cost structure and prices?

How often do you update your staff on IT market trends?

Do you require your staff to obtain any certifications? If so, what are your criteria for determining which certifications they must obtain?

Relationship with Buyer

How long have you had your longest-served client?

What are the strongest incentives that buyers have for securing long-term, repeated business with your firm?

What is the biggest reason that clients decide not to seek repeat business with your company?

What do you see as the most significant benefit of developing long-term relationships with clients?

Amidst widespread health concerns, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?


What is the reasoning behind the pricing model you plan to apply to this service?

Would you consider applying any other pricing models to my project?

Are there any additional charges I should be aware of that are not included in your price?

How do you anticipate your prices changing over the next three years?

How will these changes affect the price of our service?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should state the type of pricing model they prefer to use.

Buyers should specify their budget for data privacy consulting services.

Buyers should inquire about other possible fees or expenses such as travel, lodging and materials.

Buyers should indicate when payment will occur. For example, buyers should state whether they will pay over the length of the contract or pay up front.

Buyers can reference the benchmark price and total cost of ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should heavily consider the relevant experience of each prospective data privacy consulting supplier.

Buyers should weigh the proposed strategy of each supplier and ensure it fits best with their company goals.

Buyers should evaluate the level of customer service of each supplier, which can be assessed through past client references.

Buyers should consider what other related services a supplier can offer as this varies widely across the industry.

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, dates for interviews and when the bid will be awarded.

Buyers should include the date of the beginning of services, and any options for the renewal of services.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for data privacy consulting services carries moderate risk, which stems primarily from wired telecom providers. Wireless technologies have largely replaced wired communications, thereby driving down demand for wired communications carriers and forcing many vendors to exit the market. This downward demand trend puts wired telecom carriers and... Subscribe to learn more.