Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry is highly competitive, as indicated by falling selling prices and low profit margins. 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 largely shifted to countries that have access to low-cost labour and more efficient supply chains, and the number of firms operating in the United Kingdom has consequently fallen.
The industry is expected to generate revenue of £1039.8 million in 2015-16, down 5.9% on the previous year. Industry revenue is forecast to contract at a compound annual rate of 3.7%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The South East
The South East accounts for the largest number of industry establishments, with approximately 18.5% of industry establishments located there. The South East is home to a large number of high-tech industries, a consequence of this is that there is a ready supply of skilled labour trained in aspects related to electrical manufacturing.
London accounts for the next largest number of establishments, with approximately 14.3% of industry establishments located in the region. London is home to a number of administration centres and head offices of computer and peripheral equipment manufacturers... purchase to read more