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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.200 | Jul 2014

On different wavelengths: Demand remains strong, but falling production prices continue to decrease revenue

IBISWorld’s Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Stone Group Stone Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-5.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
8,418
Businesses
849
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry is very competitive, as falling selling prices and low profit margins show. Demand for computers and peripheral equipment has been promoted by cheap prices and by the release of new and enhanced products, computer software and applications. However, computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing has tended to shift to countries that have access to low-cost labour and efficient supply chains, which means that the number of firms and establishments in the United Kingdom has been falling.

The industry is expected to generate revenue of £1.1 billion in 2014-15, down 4.5% on the previous year. The domestic market for computers and peripheral equipment is estimated to be £8.4 billion in 2014-15... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Desktop computers

The majority of computers manufactured in the United Kingdom are desktop computers. The UK industry is particularly focused on producing made-to-measure consumer PCs and fulfilling large-scale public and corporate contracts. The value and mainstream segments of computer manufacturing, which cover machines worth £300 or less and between £300 and £600, are estimated to account for 43.1% of industry demand. Consumers with lower disposable incomes are increasingly purchasing value desktop PCs. It is likely that some consumers are waiting longer to replace their computer because the fast pace of technological change is deterring them from investing... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry produce electronic computers, including mainframes, desktop computers, laptops and servers. They also manufacture peripheral equipment such as storage devices, printers, monitors and keyboards.

Industry Products
Desktop computersPortable computersServersMainframe computersInput and output devicesOther final products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing computersManufacturing mainframe computersManufacturing hard drives, flash drives and other storage devicesManufacturing optical disk drivesManufacturing printersManufacturing scannersManufacturing computer accessoriesManufacturing smart-card readers


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