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Consultant Engineering Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Consultant Engineering Services Market Research Report | SIC M71.120 | Nov 2016

Well-engineered performance: Margins are likely to improve in response to rising demand

IBISWorld’s Consultant Engineering Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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
  • The slow expansion of industrial production activity is likely to support revenue growth
  • Enterprise numbers are expected to have increased in response to improving demand conditions
  • Economic uncertainty due to the EU referendum could dent demand
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry revenue has rebounded over the past five years after shrinking during the three years through 2011-12. Revenue contracted during these years as depressed industrial production, constrained capital expenditure budgets and weak levels of construction activity dampened demand. However, the industry began to recover from the first year of the period as various types of infrastructure construction activity, such as electricity and telecommunication infrastructure construction, gained momentum. Business capital expenditure budgets also trended upwards, further boosting demand. Nevertheless, industrial production activity continued to remain sluggish, which curtailed growth. Pressure on public-sector spending also limited improvements in demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The market for consultant engineering services in the United Kingdom is clearly segmented and comprises a mix of distinct end markets such as the public and private sectors, construction and maintenance, mining and energy, manufacturing processes and transport. Engineering consulting services have come to be wholly accepted in the economy and approach market saturation due to their universal availability. As a result, the Consultant Engineering Services industry is estimated to be in the mature stage of the industry life cycle.

Industry value-added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is anticipated to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.5% during the 10 years through 2021-22, while the UK economy is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% o.. 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
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Government capital expenditure in the Consultant Engineering Services industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Consultant Engineering Services Industry?

    Firms 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 anddesigning, managing and consulting on the construction of buildings and infrastructure.

    Industry Products
    Construction engineeringEnvironmental project managementManagement servicesScientific and technical consultingIndustrial engineering
    Industry Activities
    Planning, designing and managing building and engineering infrastructure projectsDesigning and developing machines, materials, instruments and systems used in industrial processesDesigning, monitoring and managing environmental projectsCarrying out geophysical and other types of surveying and mapping

    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 capital expenditure
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Industrial production index
  • Demand from electricity and telecommunications infrastructure construction
  • Demand from water main, sewer system and related project construction
  • Current Performance
  • Revenue rebounds
  • Technological developments
  • Margins widen
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand expands
  • Potential difficulties
  • Eco-initiatives
  • Profitability improves
  • Table: Consultant Engineering Services Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Consultant Engineering Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Extraction
  • Electricity Production
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Road & Motorway Construction
  • Water Main, Sewer System & Related Project Construction
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Computer Consultants
  • Technical Testing & Analysis
  • Products & Services
  • Construction engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Scientific and technical consulting
  • Environmental project management
  • Management services
  • Chart: Consultant Engineering Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Industrial sector
  • Energy sector
  • Public sector
  • Transport sector
  • 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
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Subcontracted labour
  • Professional and technical services
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Consultant Engineering Services
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Consultant Engineering Services Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Consultant Engineering Services 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
  • Computer-aided design uses computer software and automated processes to design models.
  • Cae
  • Computer-aided engineering is software that helps engineers calculate their material requirements.
  • Cam
  • Computer-aided manufacturing is software that controls the machines and tools involved in the manufacturing process.

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    • 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
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