Global Agency Business Report: Tech table 2015

Edelman generated the most fee income from the technology PR sector, making more than £8.8m in the past year.

Technology: PR firms grossed a total of £69m from the tech sector
Technology: PR firms grossed a total of £69m from the tech sector

Technology clients made up 17 per cent of income for Edelman, which has become the UK's largest agency.

Hotwire placed second, generating all of its £7.6m revenue from this sector. Another standout performer was the Seven Hills agency, which saw fee income rise by 167 per cent year-on-year.

Altogether 12 agencies in the table relied entirely on business from the technology clients, showing how lucrative and important the market is to PR agencies.

Click here to see the full UK Top 150 table 2015, a breakdown of the Consumer table 2015 and the UK Public Sector table 2015.

UK Tech Rankings 2015

RankIn Top 150CompanyTech fee income 2014 (£k)Tech fee income 2013 (£k)% changeTotal fee income (£k)% of fee incomePR staff 2014Location 
1 1 Edelman 8,847 8,659 2 50,890 17 390 London  
2 34 Hotwire* 7,639 7,165 7 7,639 100 85 London  
3 30 Brands2Life 6,573 6,033 9 9,749 67 106 London  
4 11 Chime PR agencies** 6,096 n/a n/a 24,979 24 226 London  
5 35 Nelson Bostock Group 4,082 3,980 3 7,498 54 83 London  
6 47 Lewis PR 3,500 2,042 71 5,100 70 70 London  
7 67 Berkeley PR International 3,011 2,728 10 3,104 97 50 Berkshire  
8 80 The Whiteoaks Consultancy 2,564 n/a n/a 2,564 100 31 Surrey  
9 23 The Red Consultancy 2,258 2,351 -4 12,313 18 132 London  
10 39 3 Monkeys Communications 2,189 1,898 15 6,149 36 63 London  
11 104 Eskenzi PR 1,881 n/a n/a 1,881 100 14 London  
12 105 Red Lorry Yellow Lorry 1,815 1,499 21 1,815 100 23 London  
13 79 Aspectus 1,810 1,420 27 2,611 70 32 London  
14 115 Chameleon 1,516 1,235 23 1,516 100 14 London  
15 119 Touchdown PR 1,502 1,085 38 1,502 100 14 Surrey  
16 122 Babel PR 1,469 1,403 5 1,469 100 15 London  
17 125 Marlin PR 1,298 1,372 -5 1,298 100 18 London  
18 92 Racepoint Global 1,250 874 43 2,188 57 24 London  
19 132 Spark Communications 1,133 1,091 4 1,133 100 14 London  
20 65 Seven Hills 1,070 401 167 3,224 33 32 London  
21 135 Clarity PR 1,044 n/a n/a 1,044 100 18 London  
22 120 The PR Network 950 n/a n/a 1,475 65 5 London  
23 137 Proactive International PR 876 769 14 876 100 16 Nottingham  
24 81 Hope&Glory 759 425 79 2,529 30 32 London  
25 140 Iseepr 698 515 36 698 100 10 W Yorkshire  
26 26 Lansons 689 n/a n/a 11,733 6 86 London  
27 128 Atomic PR 678 990 -32 1,184 57 14 London  
28 94 Rostrum Communications 621 n/a n/a 2,070 30 16 London  
29 130 Dynamo PR 618 520 19 1,149 53 18 London  
30 102 Kaizo 616 n/a n/a 1,907 33 16 London  
Notes                    
*Hotwire includes 33 Digital            
**Chime PR agencies includes Corporate Citizenship, Fast Track, Good Relations, Harvard, inEvidence, JMI, Reynolds-MacKenzie, Teamspirit           

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