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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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Industry concentration is low, since the top four players are estimated to account for 18.3% of industry revenue in 2014-15. Concentration has increased in certain segments in the past five years because the UK manufacturing sector has shrunk whilst major players have merged and expanded their market shares. However, products and markets have broadened. The small size of most firms is demonstrated by the fact that 69.5% of establishments in the industry have annual revenue of less than £250,000, and 76.2% employ fewer than five people. Small establishments manufacturing in low volumes dominate the UK market.

Local companies hold a very small percentage of the UK market for computers and peripherals... 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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