Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Electricians industry represents approximately 12% of the entire Construction sector. Industry activities span across all building, infrastructure and industrial markets. Services provided include the installation of new electrical, communications and industrial equipment; the installation of wiring and cabling; and the repair and maintenance of existing electrical equipment and fixtures. The industry is primarily affected by fluctuations in downstream demand from the building construction markets. The sharp deterioration of demand from these markets due to the sustained recessionary effects has affected the revenue generated by industry operators. Various construction projects have been scaled back or put on hold as building firms have faced weak demand and tough financing options... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of construction activity generally corresponds with the national distribution of economic activity and population, along with trends in new construction activity.
South East and East
The South East region accounts for 16.9% of industry establishments, which outweighs the region's share of UK population (13.7%), but reflects the high level of construction activity in this region. The South East adjoins the London metropolitan area and includes the counties of Kent and Sussex. This region has domestic and commercial construction activity occurring on lower-cost land, which has easy access to London and the rest of the United Kingdom. Those that work in London are able to commute with ease to the South East and houses are cheaper... purchase to read more