Industry energised: Revenue is expected to continue to increase over the next five years

The past five-year period has been good for the Consultant Engineering Services industry, with a number of projects supporting strong growth. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 9% over the five years through 2018 to reach €5.3 billion. Infrastructure construction activity, such as telecommunications, electricity, and rail and railway infrastructure construction, expanded at a robust pace and enhanced demand over the past five years. Commercial building construction activity also gained momentum and stimulated demand. However, operators had to contend with a shortage of suitable candidates, which restricted industry growth and also raised the industry's average wage.In 2018, revenue is anticipated to increase by more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Construction activity has gained momentum over the period, stimulating demand for services
  • Firms were reclassified from the services sector to industrial, artificially boosting activity
  • Aims to generate more electricity from renewable sources are likely to prompt investment
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Industry operators have benefited from expanding demand conditions over the past five years. Investment into infrastructure construction activities, such as roads, utilities and high-speed broadband, has trended upwards and propelled demand for industry services. Commercial building construction activity also gained significant momentum and fuelled demand for services provided to building construction companies. In addition, industrial production activity expanded significantly at the beginning of the period and raised demand for services provided to industrial firms. However, a labour supply shortage constrained expansion and raised the industry's average wage. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 9% over the five years through 2018 to reach €5.3 bi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from construction of roads and railways and Government capital expenditure in the Consultant Engineering Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Consultant Engineering Services in Ireland Industry?

    Operators in this industry apply engineering principles to the design, development and use of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes and systems. This includes designing industrial processes, providing surveying and mapping services and designing, managing and consulting on the construction of buildings and infrastructure.

    Industry Products
  • Construction engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Environmental project management
  • Scientific and technical consulting
  • Industry Activities
  • Designing and developing machines, materials, instruments and systems used in industrial processes
  • Designing, monitoring and managing environmental projects
  • Carrying out geophysical and other types of surveying and mapping
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from construction of roads and railways
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Industrial production index
  • Real gross fixed investment

  • Current Performance
    Construction demandOther growth driversTechnological developmentsProfitable skills
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Investment in infrastructureConstruction growth
  • Table: Consultant Engineering Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Consultant Engineering Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Extraction in Ireland
  • Road & Railway Construction in Ireland
  • Building Construction in Ireland
  • Utility Project Construction in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Building Construction in Ireland
  • Computer Consultants in Ireland
  • Technical Testing & Analysis in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Construction engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Scientific and technical consulting
  • Environmental project management
  • Other
  • Chart: Consultant Engineering Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Industrial sector
  • Energy sector
  • Other
  • Transport sector
  • Commercial building construction sector
  • Utilities and communication sectors
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Subcontracted labour
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Consultant Engineering Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computer-Aided Design
  • Uses computer software and automated processes to design models.
  • Computer-Aided Engineering
  • Software that helps engineers calculate their material requirements.
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing
  • Software that controls the machines and tools involved in the manufacturing process.
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