Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Few people in Australia are comfortable repairing their own computer, and in recent years, fewer small companies are repairing their own electronic equipment products. While consumers continue to view internal operations of computers as complicated, this has not translated to increased demand for the Computer and Electronic Equipment Repair industry. There have also been two clear shifts in business operations that spell trouble for the long-term viability of computer and electronic equipment maintenance. The tendency to lease computers and electronic equipment rather than buy them often means that these products are replaced when (or before) they malfunction... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The industry has a medium capital intensity level due to high labour inputs and moderate capital requirements. To calculate the capital intensity level, IBISWorld uses data from the industry cost structure. Depreciation is used as a proxy for capital, while industry wages are used as a proxy for labour. In 2014-15, depreciation is estimated to account for 4.1% of industry revenue, with wages at 19.4%. These show that for every dollar invested in capital equipment and vehicles, approximately $7.61 will be required for wages in 2014-15. This shows that computer and medical equipment repair and maintenance services are moderately labour intensive.
There are a large number of potential computer and medical equipment faults, making repair services job-specific... purchase to read more