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Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Market Research Report | SIC N77.320 | Mar 2017

Well founded: Growth is expected to continue as downstream operators seek to avoid purchases

The Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Burgeoning demand from residential and commercial construction has driven growth
  • Industry profitability has improved considerably over the past five years
  • Profitability could be negatively affected by the weakness of the pound following the referendum
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Many firms in the construction sector rent or lease equipment from the Construction Equipment Rental and Leasing industry to minimise costs and support profit margins. The faltering nature of the economic recovery weighed on construction activity and industry demand at the start of the period. A surge in housing starts boosted demand substantially in 2013-14, and revenue rose 11.8% after falling in the previous year. Since then activity in most construction sectors has increased due to improved business confidence, growing government capital expenditure and a buoyant housing market, supported by government initiatives such as the Help to Buy scheme, benefiting industry growth. Contractors have sought to minimise costs by renting and leasing equipment, rather than buying it... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Earthmoving equipment

Earthmoving equipment, including bulldozers, diggers and scrapers, makes up the largest product segment in the industry and is expected to generate 30% of revenue in 2016-17. These products are used across a wide range of industries and projects, including for commercial buildings, infrastructure projects, government buildings and residential buildings. Earthmoving equipment is used for both short-term rental periods and long-term leasing periods. Short-term equipment rental periods, usually up to a month, are used by construction companies and other downstream firms to meet short-term business needs in peak business periods or to fulfil a particular contract. Dem.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Economies of scope
  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial building construction and Business capital expenditure in the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry?

    Firms in this industry rent and lease out construction equipment such as cranes, crane lorries, scaffolding, work platforms, bulldozers, graders and excavators. The hire of machinery or equipment with an operator is not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
    Aerial work platformsEarthmoving equipmentPumps and generatorsScaffoldingOther equipmentCranes
    Industry Activities
    Renting and leasing out cranes and crane lorriesRenting and leasing out bulldozers, diggers, graders, loaders and excavatorsRenting and leasing out scaffolding and work platformsRenting and leasing out other construction equipment

    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
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Demand from road and motorway construction
  • Demand from water main, sewer system and related project construction
  • Current Performance
  • On the rise
  • Rebuilding the industry
  • Profit margins
  • Additional requirements
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Well equipped
  • Spanner in the works
  • Employment and enterprises
  • Table: Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Railway & Underground Railway Construction
  • Bridge & Tunnel Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Lifting & Handling Equipment Manufacturing
  • Mining, Quarrying & Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Earthmoving equipment
  • Other equipment
  • Aerial work platforms
  • Cranes
  • Pumps and generators
  • Scaffolding
  • Chart: Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial construction companies
  • Private contractors
  • Government
  • Residential construction businesses
  • Industrial and manufacturing firms
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing 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 Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Aerial Work Platform
  • A mechanical device that provides temporary height access to otherwise inaccessible areas.
  • Grader
  • A vehicle with a long blade used to make a surface flat.
  • Pavers
  • Equipment used to lay asphalt on surfaces that require paving such as roads, bridges and tunnels.
  • Scissor Lift
  • A type of aerial work platform that moves vertically on a pantograph, or scissor mechanism, to provide height access for building and maintenance work.
  • Smart Motorway
  • A motorway section that controls traffic flow through the use of variable speed limits and hard shoulder running.
  • Tower Crane
  • A crane fixed to the ground on a concrete slab. It gives the best combination of height and lifting capacity, and is mainly used in the construction of tall buildings.

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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • 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 Construction Equipment Rental & Leasing 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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