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Electricians in the UK: Market Research Report

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Electricians Market Research Report | SIC F43.210 | Mar 2017

Powered up: Demand is expected to remain resilient and support growth despite uncertainty

The Electricians 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
  • Improving conditions in construction markets have lifted demand for electrical services
  • Operators seek to strengthen revenue streams with permanent contracts for the provision of maintenance
  • Demand from new housing may remain resilient despite anticipated weaker economic conditions
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Electricians industry operates in all building, infrastructure and industrial markets. Electricians install new electrical, communications and industrial equipment, and repair and maintain existing electrical equipment and fixtures. The industry is primarily affected by trends in downstream demand from construction markets. It took longer than expected for the protracted economic recovery to lead to increased demand for industry services, although spending on essential maintenance and repair services provided some respite to operators at the start of the five-year period through 2016-17.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is estimated to rise at a compound annual rate of 1.2% to reach £24.8 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of construction activity generally corresponds with the distribution of economic activity and population, along with trends in new construction activity.

The South East and the East of England

The South East and the East of England regions account for 17% and 12.6% of industry establishments respectively, which outweigh both regions' share of UK population. This largely reflects the large amount of construction activity. Much of this construction activity is based in the London commuter belt, as London's population continues to grow. The regions also offer excellent access to London for industry operators, where there is a considerable amount of construction activity taking place. Res.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Electricians Industry

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

  • Maintenance of excellent customer relations
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Management of seasonal production
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from commercial building construction and Demand from residential building construction in the Electricians industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Electricians Industry?

    Operators in this industry install electrical systems in all kinds of buildings and civil engineering structures. These systems include electrical wiring, telecommunications wiring, street lighting, electric signals, fire alarms and burglar alarms. The industry excludes the monitoring of electronic security systems and the construction of communication and power transmission lines.

    Industry Products
    Maintenance and repairsUpgradesOther installationsInstallation in new buildings
    Industry Activities
    Installing electrical wiring and fittingsInstalling telecommunications wiringInstalling computer network and cable TV wiringInstalling satellite dishesInstalling street lighting, electrical signals and airport runway lightsInstalling and maintaining fire alarms and burglar alarmsInstalling electric solar energy collectors

    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
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from electricity and telecommunications infrastructure construction
  • Household expenditure on maintenance and repair
  • Business profit
  • Current Performance
  • Switching on
  • Long-term contracts
  • Demand conditions
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Lighting up demand
  • Short circuit
  • Amping up automation
  • Table: Electricians Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electricians Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Road & Motorway Construction
  • Electricity & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction
  • Audio & Video Equipment Retailers
  • Electrical Household Appliance Retailing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electronic & Telecommunications Equipment Wholesaling
  • Hardware, Plumbing & Heating Equipment Wholesaling
  • Household Appliance & Television Wholesaling
  • Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling
  • Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
  • Products & Services
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Installation in new buildings
  • Upgrades
  • Other installations
  • Chart: Electricians Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Infrastructure
  • Public non-residential
  • Industrial
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electricians Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Subcontractors
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electricians
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electricians Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electricians 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 Electricians 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
  • The fourth generation of mobile communication technology standards.
  • Facilities Management
  • Providing multidiscipline services to maintain buildings, structures and industrial processes, including electrical services, plumbing, cleaning and security.
  • Ict
  • For electricians and electrical engineers information and communications technology often refers to the convergence of media, telecommunications and computer systems through common cabling.

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    This report on Electricians:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • 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 Electricians 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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