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Electrical Wholesalers - UK - January 2018

“Brexit has created a challenging environment for electrical wholesalers, with a pincer effect from delays and postponements in industrial and commercial construction projects, and the increasing price of imported products at a time of intensifying competition.”
– Terry Leggett Senior B2B Analyst

This report addresses the following key questions concerning the electrical wholesale market:

  • How will the market develop over the next five years?
  • What are the market drivers?
  • Which regions hold the best prospects?
  • Which products and market sectors hold the best prospects?
  • What will be the impact of Brexit?

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Figure 1: UK electrical wholesalers market, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ million)
        • Figure 2: Product segmentation for UK electrical wholesalers market, 2017 (£ million)
        • Figure 3: The UK electrical wholesalers’ sales of wiring accessories, by product type, 2017 (£ million)
      • Market factors
        • Figure 4: Electrical contracting output in Great Britain, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ billion)
        • Figure 5: Analysis of electrical contracting output in Great Britain, by type of work, 2017 (£ million)
      • Prospects for the construction sector are now increasingly sector specific.
        • Figure 6: UK housing construction market, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ billion)
        • Figure 7: UK public non-residential construction market, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ billion)
        • Figure 8: UK private industrial construction market, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ billion)
        • Figure 9: UK private commercial construction market, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ billion)
        • Figure 10: UK repair & maintenance market, 2013-17 actual and 2018-2022 forecast (£ billion)
      • Companies
        • What we think
        • Key Issues

            • How is Brexit affecting the market?
              • Is e-commerce affecting the market and industry?
                • Is product diversification an industry feature?
                • Introduction

                  • Definitions
                    • Methodology
                      • Abbreviations
                        • Market Positioning
                          • Issues in the market
                          • UK Economy

                            • Overview
                              • Figure 11: Forecast GDP development 2017-22 (% growth)
                              • Figure 12: UK GDP quarterly development, 2004-17 (Index 2012 = 100)
                            • Inflation
                              • House prices
                                • Figure 13: UK House price changes, 2006-2017 (12 month % change)
                              • Interest rates
                                • Consumer spending
                                  • Manufacturing
                                    • Figure 14: UK manufacturing, 2014-17 (Index, 2015 = 100)
                                  • Business investment
                                    • Figure 15: UK GFCF 2003-17 (£ million)
                                  • Imports
                                    • Exports
                                    • Market Size and Trends

                                      • Chapter Summary
                                        • Market Size
                                          • Figure 16: The UK electrical wholesalers market, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                        • Market Segmentation
                                          • Figure 17: The UK electrical wholesalers market, by sector, 2017 (£ million)
                                          • Figure 18: The UK electrical wholesalers’ sales of wiring accessories, by product type, 2017 (£ million)
                                        • Market trends
                                          • Market competition
                                            • New areas/diversification
                                              • E-commerce
                                                • Sector-specific demand and Brexit
                                                  • Long-term trends
                                                    • Seasonality of demand
                                                      • Figure 19: Seasonality of private housing output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 20: Seasonality of public housing output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 21: Seasonality of public non-residential construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 22: Seasonality of private commercial construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 23: Seasonality of private industrial construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 24: Seasonality of public housing repair & maintenance output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 25: Seasonality of private housing repair & maintenance output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                    • Regional sales
                                                      • Figure 26: Regional private housing construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 27: Regional public housing construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 28: Regional public non-residential construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 29: Regional private commercial construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 30: Regional private industrial construction output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 31: Regional housing repair & maintenance output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 32: Regional private non-residential repair & maintenance output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                      • Figure 33: Regional public non-residential repair & maintenance output, 2013-17 (% of total)
                                                  • Demand Structure

                                                    • Chapter summary
                                                      • Electrical contracting
                                                        • Overview
                                                          • Figure 34: Electrical contracting output in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                          • Figure 35: Analysis of electrical contracting output in Great Britain, by type of work, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • New construction electrical contracting
                                                          • Figure 36: Segmentation of electrical contracting output for new construction projects in Great Britain, by type, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Repair & maintenance electrical contracting
                                                          • Figure 37: Segmentation of electrical contracting output for repair & maintenance projects in Great Britain, by type, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • House Building
                                                          • Figure 38: UK private sector housing completions, 1978-2017 (units)
                                                          • Figure 39: Analysis of private housing construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                          • Figure 40: UK public sector housing completions, by sector, 1978-2017 (units)
                                                          • Figure 41: Analysis of new public housing construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Public Non-Residential Construction
                                                          • Figure 42: Long term trend in public non-residential construction activity in Great Britain, 1970-2017 (£ million)
                                                          • Figure 43: Analysis of public sector non-residential construction output in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                          • Figure 44: Analysis of public sector non-residential construction in Great Britain, by type, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Private Industrial Construction
                                                          • Figure 45: Long term trend in private industrial construction output in Great Britain, 19702017 (£ million)
                                                          • Figure 46: Analysis of private industrial new construction work in Great Britain, by sector 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Private Commercial Construction
                                                          • Figure 47: Long-term trend in private commercial construction output in Great Britain, 19702017 (£ million)
                                                          • Figure 48: Analysis of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by type, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Repair & Maintenance
                                                          • Figure 49: Segmentation of the R&M activity in Great Britain, 2017 (% by value)
                                                        • Public housing
                                                          • Figure 50: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the public housing sector in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Private housing
                                                          • Figure 51: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the private housing sector in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                        • Public non-residential
                                                          • Figure 52: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the public non-residential sector in Great Britain, 201317 (£ million)
                                                        • Private non-residential
                                                          • Figure 53: Analysis of repair & maintenance output in the private nonresidential sector in Great Britain, 2013-17 (£ million)
                                                      • Industry Structure

                                                        • Chapter Summary
                                                          • Industry Development
                                                          • Company Profiles

                                                            • CEF Holdings

                                                                  • Figure 54: Financial analysis of CEF Holdings, 2012-16 (£ 000)
                                                                • Company strategy
                                                                • Cleveland Cable Co.

                                                                      • Figure 55: Financial analysis of Cleveland Cable Company, 2012-16 (£ 000)
                                                                    • Company strategy
                                                                    • Edmundson Electrical

                                                                          • Figure 56: Financial analysis of Edmundson Electrical, 2012-16 (£ million)
                                                                        • Company strategy
                                                                        • Eyre & Elliston Holdings

                                                                              • Figure 57: Financial analysis of Eyre & Elliston Holdings, 2012-16 (£ 000)
                                                                            • Company strategy
                                                                            • Holland House Electrical

                                                                                  • Figure 58: Financial analysis of Holland House Electrical Company, 2013-17 (£ 000)
                                                                                • Company strategy
                                                                                • Rexel UK

                                                                                      • Figure 59: Financial analysis of Rexel UK, 2012-16 (£ 000)
                                                                                    • Company strategy
                                                                                    • Stearn Electric Co.

                                                                                        • Figure 60: Financial Analysis of Stearn Electric Company, 2012-2016 (£ million)
                                                                                      • Company strategy
                                                                                      • Forecast

                                                                                        • Chapter Summary
                                                                                          • Market Size
                                                                                            • Electrical Contracting
                                                                                              • Figure 61: Forecast electrical contracting output in Great Britain, 2018-22 (£ million at 2017 prices)
                                                                                              • Figure 62: Forecast analysis of electrical contracting output in Great Britain, by type of work, 2018-22 (£ million at 2017 prices)
                                                                                              • Figure 63: Forecast segmentation of electrical contracting output for new construction projects in Great Britain, by type, 2018-22 (£ million at 2017 prices)
                                                                                              • Figure 64: Forecast segmentation of electrical engineering output for repair & maintenance activity in Great Britain, by type, 2018-22 (£ million at 2017 prices)
                                                                                            • The Wholesale Market
                                                                                                • Figure 65: Forecast UK electrical wholesalers market, 2018-22 (£ million at 2017 prices)
                                                                                            • Further Sources & Contacts

                                                                                              • Trade Associations
                                                                                                • Trade Magazines
                                                                                                  • Trade Exhibition

                                                                                                  Electrical Wholesalers - UK - January 2018

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