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The Electrical Services industry plays an integral role in New Zealand's economy, supplying installation and maintenance services to clients in the downstream construction, property and industrial markets. The industry's principal services include the installation, monitoring, maintenance and repair of electrical wiring, instrumentation and appliances in buildings, infrastructure and industrial equipment. Trends in downstream construction markets have primarily driven industry demand. However, technological advancements have also provided an important catalyst for industry expansion, opening up new markets and areas of skill specialisation for electrical more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Strong demand from residential building markets has driven the industry's performance
  • Strong demand growth has boosted industry profitability over the past five years
  • Demand for electrical installation services is expected to decline due to weaker construction activity
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Electrical Services industry exhibits low market share concentration. The four largest firms are expected to account for significantly less than 40% of industry revenue in the current year. Few industry firms employ more than 50 people.The industry includes many small-scale independent businesses that operate in narrow geographic regions or in specialty service markets. Most firms compete to undertake work on housing and small-scale commercial building projects, or for emergency repair and upgrade work for households. The industry includes several larger contracting firms that compete for work on large-scale construction projects involving the installation and long-term maintenance of complex switching, cabling and control systems. Som...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Electrical Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Electrical Services are:

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Demand from non-residential building construction in the Electrical Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Electrical Services in New Zealand Industry?

    The Electrical Services industry consists of contractors that install electrical wiring or fittings in buildings or other construction projects. Industry operators also engage in electrical work arising from the installation of appliances, and repair and maintenance of existing electrical equipment and fixtures.

    Industry Products
  • Electrical circuitry installation
  • Electrical circuitry upgrade and renovation
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Wholesaling
  • Industry Activities
  • Electric light installation
  • Electric wiring installation
  • Electrical installation work, including switchboards and circuit breakers
  • Installation of television antennae or cables
  • Installation of television satellite dishes
  • Repair or maintenance of electrical wiring (except electricity transmission or distribution lines)
  • Telecommunication cable or wire installation (except transmission lines)
  • Traffic signal installation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from residential building construction
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction
  • Population
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Total capital expenditure

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream building demand
  • Non-building services
  • Profit and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction trends
  • Participation
  • Profit and competition
  • Table: Electrical Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electrical Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining in New Zealand
  • Construction in New Zealand
  • Telecommunications Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Household Appliance Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Commercial Property Operators in New Zealand
  • Wired Telecommunications Network Operation in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Heavy Machinery and Scaffolding Rental and Hiring in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Electrical circuitry upgrade and renovation
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Electrical circuitry installation
  • Wholesaling
  • Chart: Electrical Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential builders and households
  • Non-residential builders, property developers and operators
  • Heavy industrial and engineering firms
  • Telecommunications
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electrical Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electrical Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electrical Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electrical Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Electrical Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • An installed communications protocol system used in the automation of buildings. This includes the control of lighting systems, security, air conditioning and video-audio systems.
  • Facilities Management
  • The provision of multidisciplinary services in the maintenance of buildings and infrastructure. This can include electrical services, plumbing, HVAC and cleaning services.
  • Hvac
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
  • Information And Communications Technology (Ict)
  • ICT comprises the components that enable computing and communication. Electrical services involve the installation of cables, Wi-Fi and equipment to facilitate advancements in ICT.
  • Ultra-Fast Broadband
  • A government-sponsored program to roll out a fibre-to-the-home network covering 87% of the New Zealand population by 2022.
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    • 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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