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Combined Facilities Support Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Combined Facilities Support Activities Market Research Report | SIC N81.100 | Jun 2017

Facilitating growth: Economic uncertainty constricts demand for non-essential services

IBISWorld’s Combined Facilities Support Activities 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Interserve plc Interserve plc market share
ISS UK Limited ISS UK Limited market share
MITIE Group plc MITIE Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Outsourcing of support services by the public sector is expected to support continued growth
  • The UK’s exit from the EUropean Union could push up wage costs
  • Clients will aim to improve productivity, which is an opportunity for operators that offer a broad range of services
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies in the Combined Facilities Support Activities industry provide a range of hard and soft services. Hard services include repairs and maintenance to buildings and equipment, while soft services include cleaning, security and reception services. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.2% over the five years through 2017-18. Rebounding economic conditions improved demand for industry services from the private sector, while demand from public-sector institutions grew as they increased outsourcing activity to manage costs more effectively. Industry expansion was propelled by downstream businesses opting to spend on non-essential services that had been delayed during the economic downturn... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Combined Facilities Support Activities industry has a low level of industry concentration. The top four players in the industry are expected to account for 24.3% of industry revenue in 2017-18. The industry has consolidated over the past five years as a number of medium and large combined facilities service providers have been involved in merger and acquisition activity. For example, Interserve acquired Rentokil Initial Facilities in 2014. Revenue at the top of the industry remains widely distributed across a number of big businesses with operations in other industries and sectors. Large real estate and construction companies often provide a range of hard and soft facilities management services. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having a good reputation
  • Provision of a related range of goods/services ("one stop shop")
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business confidence index and Business profit in the Combined Facilities Support Activities industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry?

    Companies operating in this industry provide a combination of support services in a client’s facilities. These include general interior cleaning, maintenance, rubbish disposal, security, post distribution, reception, laundry and related services. These support activities are performed by staff not involved with or responsible for the core business or activities of the client.

    Industry Products
    General and specialist cleaningRepairs and maintenanceSecurity servicesCatering servicesOther support services
    Industry Activities
    Carrying out general cleaningProviding waste disposalMaintaining buildings and officesProviding guards and securityProviding reception services

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business confidence index
  • Business profit
  • Index of services
  • Real government consumption expenditure
  • National minimum wage
  • Number of businesses
  • Current Performance
  • Outsourcing supports growth
  • Awareness fuels expansion
  • Consolidation activity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Service demand
  • Potential disruptions
  • Margins fall
  • Table: Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Accommodation and Food Service Activities
  • Financial and Insurance Activities
  • Public Administration and Defence; Compulsory Social Security
  • Education
  • Human Health and Social Work Activities
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Temporary-Employment Placement Agencies
  • Products & Services
  • Other support services
  • General and specialist cleaning
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Security services
  • Catering services
  • Chart: Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Offices
  • Public sector
  • Hospitality sector
  • Other
  • Industrial sector
  • Retailers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Payments to subcontractors
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Combined Facilities Support Activities
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Interserve plc
    MITIE Group plc
    ISS Facility Services Ltd
  • Table: Interserve plc - financial performance
  • Table: MITIE Group plc - financial performance
  • Table: ISS Facility Services Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Hard Facilities Management
  • The physical maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment.
  • Outsourcing
  • When a firm contracts another business to carry out some services.
  • Soft Facilities Management
  • Support services, such as cleaning, reception services, security and laundry services.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Combined Facilities Support Activities market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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