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

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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.200 | Jun 2015

Systems down: Firms are affected by a loss of market share in domestic and export markets

IBISWorld’s Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry is very 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 shifted to countries that have access to low-cost labour and more 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 £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

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The industry has a medium level of capital intensity. Labour costs can be relatively high in the industry, with £1.00 spent on labour for every 31p spent on machinery. This is a high-technology industry, which can involve the use of highly skilled employees in the areas of research and development (R&D), production and sales.

On the other hand, the UK industry mainly focuses on assembly, so levels of R&D are relatively low. Most high-value components, which involve very capital-intensive production processes, are imported. Profit margins in the industry are very low and several companies have failed.

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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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