Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Quantity Surveying Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.1%

The Quantity Surveying Services industry provides a niche service in engineering consultancy. Industry companies provide procurement advice, cost planning and asset capitalisation (depreciation scheduling). The industry has faced a challenging operating environment over the past five years, with revenue expected to increase at an annualised 0.9% over the five years through 2018-19. Demand from a range of major downstream markets and the growing importance of industry services to client businesses have an influence on industry performance. Activity in the construction, mining and government sectors greatly affects requirements for quantity surveying services. While non-residential and multi-unit building construction activity is expected to increase...
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Quantity Surveying Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Quantity Surveying Services industry's performance is anticipated to improve over the next five years, with rising demand across a range of downstream infrastructure and construction projects boosting requirements for industry services. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Improvements in productivity and efficiency are projected to boost industry profit margins over the period. Downstream demand As demand for engineering consultancy services is anticipated to increase steadily over the next five years, the industry will likely benefit through the planning and risk management roles it plays in project implementation. Greater demand for feasibility studies and cost planni...
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Quantity Surveying Services industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 3,829
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 8,963

Biggest companies in the Quantity Surveying Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Quantity Surveying Services in Australia industry include Jacobs Australia Holdings Company Pty Ltd, WorleyParsons Limited, Rider Levett Bucknall and Bechtel Australia Proprietary Limited.

  • pie_chart Jacobs Australia Holdings Company Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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What is Quantity Surveying Services industry?

Industry Definition

Quantity surveyors provide cost planning and commercial management of construction projects. This includes risk management and procurement advice.

Industry Products and Services

  • Cost planning and commercial management
  • Risk management
  • Procurement advice and assistance
  • Depreciation scheduling
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Cost planning services
  • Project estimate services
  • Commercial management services
  • Procurement advice services
  • Value engineering services
  • Risk management services
  • Depreciation scheduling services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Quantity surveyors provide cost planning and commercial management of construction projects. This includes risk management and procurement advice.

Main Activities

  • Cost planning services
  • Project estimate services
  • Commercial management services
  • Procurement advice services
  • Value engineering services
  • Risk management services
  • Depreciation scheduling services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Non-residential building construction projects include commercial, industrial and office buildings such as factories, warehouses, hospitals, schools and o...
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Demand from non-residential building construction
Capital expenditure by the public sector
Actual capital expenditure on mining
Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction

Current Performance

Engineering consultancy
Public-private partnerships
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Mixed market demand
Future PPP demand
 Table: Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Mining
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
Road and Bridge Construction in Australia
Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Institutional Building Construction in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Construction in Australia
Legal Services in Australia
Finance in Australia




Products & Services

Quantity surveying tends to be a complete service that, with the exception of depreciation scheduling, is not generally broken down into individual compon...
Public sector
Mining and energy firms
Utilities operators
Other sectors
Telecommunications operators

Demand Determinants

Quantity surveyors work on construction projects, planning costs and managing the commercial aspects of projects. As quantity surveyors are not hired to p...
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Major Markets

Public sector
Mining and energy firms
Utilities operators
Other sectors
Telecommunications operators


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry mainly comprises large-scale engineering consulting firms that provide quantity surveying as part of full-service project management, along w...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Jacobs Australia Holdings Company Pty Ltd is the local subsidiary of US-based Jacobs Engineering Group, a global engineering consulting firm established i...
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Jacobs

 Table: Jacobs - financial performance

Worley

 Table: Worley - financial performance

Rider Levett Bucknall

 Table: Rider Levett Bucknall - financial performance

Bechtel Australia

 Table: Bechtel Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has low capital intensity due to the work of a quantity surveyor being largely knowledge-based and requiring little capital, apart from compu...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Quantity Surveying Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Quantity Surveying Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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