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UK Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Market Report 2020
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“COVID-19 has impacted demand for M&E services strongly during 2020. However, the recovery prospects for the end-use markets vary significantly, with some expecting a rapid recovery, others a gradual growth…

UK Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Market Report 2020

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Providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering – UK market including the behaviours, preferences and habits of the consumer.

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Even with the economic uncertainties surrounding Brexit, the M&E market grew by almost 4% in 2019 to £34.5 billion. However, the significant impact of COVID-19 in 2020 has seen the market decline by almost 19%. After years of slow growth in what is essentially a mature sector, albeit one bringing in new technology the disruption caused by COVID-19 has been widespread. Not all sectors have been impacted equally, and not all sectors will quickly recover.

Expert analysis from a specialist in the field

Written by Terry Leggett, a leading analyst in the B2B sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

COVID-19 has impacted demand for M&E services strongly during 2020. However, the recovery prospects for the end-use markets vary significantly, with some expecting a rapid recovery, others a gradual growth in demand while some have been structurally altered, with long-term implications for demand. Climate change and human emissions of greenhouse gases will continue to drive technological change and the requirements and skills of the M&E sector.
Terry Leggett
Senior B2B Analyst

Table of Contents

  1. Overview

    • Key issues covered in this Report
    • COVID-19: Market context
    • Economic and other assumptions
    • Products covered in this Report
  2. Executive Summary

    • Impact of COVID-19 on M&E contracting
      • Figure 1: Short-, medium- and long-term impact of COVID-19 on M&E contracting, 13 November 2020
    • The market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Figure 2: Market size for M&E contracting, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • Electrical contracting larger than mechanical contracting
      • Figure 3: Segmentation of the M&E contracting market, by type of work, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • Electrical contracting
      • Figure 4: Segmentation of the electrical contracting market, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • Mechanical contracting
      • Figure 5: Segmentation of the mechanical contracting market, 2015-24
    • Companies and brands
    • Overview
    • Electrical contracting
      • Figure 6: Development of companies in the electrical installation sector, 2016-20
    • Mechanical contracting
      • Figure 7: Development of companies in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning installation sector, 2016-20
  3. Issues and Insights

    • Selecting growth markets after COVID-19
    • Green issues encouraging new technologies
  4. The Market – Key Takeaways

    • COVID-19 causing major disruption
    • Strong growth opportunities
    • Government policy
  5. Market Size and Forecast

    • COVID-19 causing both short-term disruption and long-term changes
      • Figure 8: Short- medium- and long-term impact of COVID-19 on M&E contracting, 13 November 2020
    • Strong COVID-19 related disruption
      • Figure 9: Market size for M&E contracting, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • Market drivers and assumptions
      • Figure 10: Key drivers affecting MBD’s market forecast, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • Forecast methodology
  6. Market Segmentation

    • Electrical contracting larger than mechanical contracting
      • Figure 11: Segmentation of the M&E contracting market, by type of work, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • New and R&M
      • Figure 12: Segmentation of the M&E contracting market, by type of demand, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
  7. Market Segmentation: Electrical Contracting

    • Changes in demand structure
      • Figure 13: Segmentation of the electrical contracting market, 2015-24 (prepared on 13 November 2020)
    • New construction activity
      • Figure 14: Segmentation of the electrical contracting market for new construction projects, 2020
    • R&M demand
      • Figure 15: Segmentation of electrical contracting from R&M activity, 2020 (£ billion)
  8. Market Segmentation: Mechanical Contracting

    • R&M leads the market
      • Figure 16: Segmentation of the mechanical contracting market, 2015-24
    • New construction demand
      • Figure 17: Segmentation of the mechanical contracting market for new construction projects, 2020
    • R&M demand
      • Figure 18: Segmentation of mechanical contracting from R&M activity, 2020 (£ billion)
  9. Market Drivers

    • General
      • Figure 19: Construction output in Great Britain, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November 2020)
    • New house building
      • Figure 20: Comparison of social and private housing completions in the UK, 1970-2019
      • Figure 21: New house building market, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November 2020)
    • New public non-residential construction
      • Figure 22: New public non-residential construction market, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 23: Segmentation of public non-residential construction activity, 2016-20 (prepared on 12 November) (£ million)
    • New private industrial construction
      • Figure 24: New private industrial construction market, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 25: Segmentation of private industrial construction activity, 2016-20 (prepared on 12 November) (£ million)
    • New private commercial construction
      • Figure 26: New private commercial construction market, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 27: Segmentation of private commercial construction activity, 2016-20 (prepared on 12 November) (£ million)
    • New infrastructure
      • Figure 28: New infrastructure market, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 29: Segmentation of infrastructure activity, 2016-20 (prepared on 12 November) (£ million)
    • Repair and maintenance
      • Figure 30: Housing repair and maintenance activity, by sector, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 31: Public non-residential repair and maintenance activity, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 32: Infrastructure repair and maintenance activity, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
      • Figure 33: Private non-residential repair and maintenance activity, 2015-24 (prepared on 12 November)
  10. Companies and Brands – Key Takeaways

    • An odd industry structure
    • Margins can be tight
    • Data centres
    • The Brexit impact
  11. Industry Structure and Development

    • General
    • Mechanical engineering
      • Figure 34: Development of companies in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning installation sector, 2016-20
      • Figure 35: Structure of the plumbing, heating and air conditioning installation sector, 2020 (number of companies)
      • Figure 36: Segmentation of work undertaken in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning installation sector, by number of employees, 2018 (£ million)
    • Electrical engineering
      • Figure 37: Development of companies in the electrical installation sector, 2016-20
      • Figure 38: Structure of the electrical installation sector, 2020 (number of companies)
      • Figure 39: Segmentation of work undertaken in the electrical installation sector, by number of employees, 2018 (£ million)
  12. Competitive Strategies

    • Selective tendering
    • Integration with facilities management
    • Data centres – new build, maintenance and refurbishment
  13. Company Profiles

    • NG Bailey
    • Activities
    • Performance
      • Figure 40: Financial development of NG Bailey, 2016-20 (£ 000)
      • Figure 41: Financial development of NG Bailey Group, 2016-20 (£ million)
    • Strategy
    • TClarke
    • Activities
    • Performance
      • Figure 42: Financial development of TClarke, 2015-19 (£ million)
      • Figure 43: Revenue segmentation for TClarke, 2019 (£ million)
    • Strategy
    • Crown House Technologies/Laing O’Rourke Holdings
    • Activities
    • Performance
      • Figure 44: Financial development of Crown House Technologies, 2015-19 (£ 000)
    • Strategy
    • Skanska Rashleigh Weatherfoil
    • Activities
    • Performance
      • Figure 45: Financial performance of Skanska Rashleigh Weatherfoil, 2015-19 (£ million)
    • Strategy
    • SPIE
    • Activities
    • Performance
      • Figure 46: Financial performance of SPIE, 2014-18
    • Strategy
    • SSE Contracting
    • Activities
    • Performance
      • Figure 47: Financial performance of SSE Contracting, 2015-19 (£ million)
    • Strategy
  14. Appendix – Data Sources, Abbreviations and Supporting Information

    • Abbreviations

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