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UK Manned Security market report

"The value of the manned security industry has fluctuated significantly over the past five years, punctuated by a number of demand spikes following major national events. The manned guarding sector continues to be dominated by small-to-medium sized enterprises, which have enjoyed ongoing prosperity despite the presence of some large-scale international operators; while custodial services and the cash-in-transit sector remain dominated by large companies."

- Marco Amasanti, B2B Analyst

This report will explore the following key issues regarding the manned security industry in the UK:

  • What impact will the Brexit vote have on the manned security industry?
  • What opportunities could this monumental decision afford the industry?
  • What potential threats does Brexit introduce to the manned security industry?

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Figure 1: UK manned security market value, £ million, 2013-17
      • Market segmentation
        • Figure 2: UK manned security market value, by sector, £ million, 2013-17
      • Market factors
        • Increased outsourcing in British justice sector
          • Figure 3: Public order & safety sector expenditure, £ billion, 2012/13-2016/17
        • Scandals in outsourced prisons
          • Ongoing decline in cash
            • Figure 4: Cash turnover by number of transactions, % used, 2011-16
          • National Living Wage growth
            • Consolidation of body-worn cameras and wider technological progress
              • Market trends
                • Growing demand for custodial services with rising prison population
                  • Figure 5: England and Wales' Prison Population, 2013-17
                • Construction levels
                  • Figure 6: UK Construction Output Index, by sector, 2010-16
                • Transport-linked demand
                  • Figure 7: UK airport, terminal passengers, 2013-17
                • Wholesale & retail crime
                  • Figure 8: Wholesale & retail crime, incidents per 1,000 premises, 2012-16
                • The entertainment sector
                  • Market forecasts
                    • Figure 9: UK manned security market forecast value, £ million, 2018-22
                  • Market segmentation
                    • Figure 10: UK manned security forecast market value, by sector, £ million, 2018-22
                  • What we think
                  • Introduction

                      • Definitions
                        • Methodology
                          • Abbreviations
                            • Market positioning
                              • The regulator
                                • The customer
                                  • The supplier
                                  • Key Insights

                                      • How has Brexit manifested in the manned security market?
                                        • Booming demand for private security
                                          • Growing security concerns
                                          • Market Size

                                            • Key points
                                                • Figure 11: UK manned security market value, £ million, 2013-17
                                            • Market Segmentation

                                              • Key points
                                                  • Figure 12: UK manned security market value, by sector, £ million, 2013-17
                                                • Manned guarding
                                                  • Figure 13: UK manned guarding market value, by sector, £ million, 2013-17
                                                • Cash-in-transit
                                                  • Figure 14: UK cash-in-transit market value, by sector, £ million, 2013-17
                                                • Custodial services
                                                  • Figure 15: UK custodial services market value, by sector, £ million, 2013-17
                                              • Market Factors

                                                • Key points
                                                  • Increased outsourcing in British justice sector
                                                    • Figure 16: Public order & safety sector expenditure, £ billion, 2012/13-2016/17
                                                  • Scandals in outsourced prisons
                                                    • Ongoing decline in cash
                                                      • Figure 17: Cash turnover by number of transactions, % used, 2011-16
                                                      • Figure 18: Contactless card use, cards issued and monthly transactions, million, April 2014-17
                                                      • Figure 19: Contactless card expenditure, £ million, April 2014-17
                                                    • National Living Wage growth
                                                      • Figure 20: National Living Wage, hourly rate, April 2016-17
                                                    • Consolidation of body-worn cameras and wider technological progress
                                                    • Market Trends

                                                      • Key points
                                                        • Growing demand for custodial services with rising prison population
                                                          • Figure 21: England and Wales' prison population, 2013-17
                                                        • Construction levels
                                                          • Figure 22: UK construction output index, by sector, 2010-16
                                                          • Figure 23: UK construction output index, 2010-16
                                                        • Transport-linked demand
                                                          • Figure 24: UK airport, terminal passengers, 2013-17
                                                        • Wholesale & retail crime
                                                          • Figure 25: Wholesale & retail crime, incidents per 1,000 premises, 2012-16
                                                        • The entertainment sector
                                                          • Figure 26: UK pub industry turnover, £ million, 2012-16
                                                          • Figure 27: UK nightclub industry turnover, £ million, 2012-16
                                                      • Industry Structure

                                                        • Key points
                                                          • Industry development
                                                            • Changes in the structure of the industry
                                                              • Figure 28: Analysis of the changes in the structure of private security activities, number of outlets and businesses, 2012-16
                                                              • Figure 29: Analysis of the changes in the structure of security system service activities, number of outlets and businesses, 2012-16
                                                            • Structure by employment
                                                              • Figure 30: Analysis of the employment structure of private security activities, number of employees and outlets, 2015 & 2016
                                                              • Figure 31: Analysis of the employment structure of security system service activities, number of employees and outlets, 2015 & 2016
                                                            • Structure by turnover
                                                              • Figure 32: Analysis of the financial structure of private security activities, £000 and number of businesses, 2015 & 2016
                                                              • Figure 33: Analysis of the financial structure of security system service activities, £000 and number of businesses, 2015 & 2016
                                                          • Cordant Security

                                                              • Recent company activity
                                                                • Figure 34: Financial analysis of Cordant Security, £ million, 2012-16
                                                              • Company strategy
                                                              • GEO Amey PECs

                                                                  • Recent company activity
                                                                    • Figure 35: Financial analysis of GEO Amey PECs, £ million, 2012-16
                                                                  • Company strategy
                                                                  • G4S Cash Solutions

                                                                      • Recent company activity
                                                                        • Figure 36: Financial analysis of G4S Cash Solutions, £ million, 2011-15
                                                                      • Company strategy
                                                                      • Kingdom Services Group

                                                                          • Recent company activity
                                                                            • Figure 37: Financial analysis of Kingdom Services Group, £ million, 2012-16
                                                                          • Company strategy
                                                                          • Loomis UK

                                                                              • Recent company activity
                                                                                • Figure 38: Financial analysis of Loomis UK, £ million, 2012-16
                                                                              • Company strategy
                                                                              • Securitas Security Services UK

                                                                                  • Recent company activity
                                                                                    • Figure 39: Financial analysis of Securitas Security Services UK, £ million, 2012-16
                                                                                  • Company strategy
                                                                                  • Sodexo Justice Services

                                                                                      • Recent company activity
                                                                                        • Figure 40: Financial analysis of Sodexo, £ million, 2012-16
                                                                                      • Company strategy
                                                                                      • Vision Security

                                                                                          • Recent company activity
                                                                                            • Figure 41: Financial analysis of Vision Security Group, £ million, 2012-16
                                                                                          • Company strategy
                                                                                          • Market Forecasts

                                                                                            • Key points
                                                                                              • The market
                                                                                                • Figure 42: UK manned security market forecast value, £ million, 2018-22
                                                                                              • Market segmentation
                                                                                                • Figure 43: UK manned security forecast market value, by sector, £ million, 2018-22
                                                                                            • Further Sources & Contacts

                                                                                              • Trade associations
                                                                                                • Association of Security Consultants
                                                                                                  • British Security Industry Association
                                                                                                    • Skills for Security
                                                                                                      • International Professional Security Association
                                                                                                        • Security Industry Authority
                                                                                                          • Trade magazines
                                                                                                            • FM World
                                                                                                              • Intersec
                                                                                                                • Professional Security