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The Quantity Surveying Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Quantity surveying is a niche service in engineering consultancy. Companies operating in the Quantity Surveying Services industry provide procurement advice, cost planning and asset capitalisation (depreciation scheduling). The industry has performed moderately well over the past five years, with revenue expected to grow at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2016-17.

Industry performance depends on demand from a range of major downstream markets and the growing importance of industry services to client businesses. Activity in the construction, mining and government sectors in particular heavily influences demand for industry services...

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What is the Quantity Surveying Services industry?

Quantity surveying is largely a complete service that, with the exception of depreciation scheduling, is not broken down into individual components for client use. Quantity surveying can be provided as a part of a full project management service by engineering consultancies, or as an individual service. The following breakdown relates to the various major processes involved in quantity surveying.

Cost planning and commercial management

Cost planning and commercial management forms the basis of quantity surveying and therefore generates about half of the industry's revenue. Cos...

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Additional Insights for the Quantity Surveying Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Quantity Surveying Services Industry are

  • Economies of scope
  • Having a good reputation
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure by the public sector and Demand from non-residential building construction in the Quantity Surveying Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Cost planning and commercial management
    Risk management
    Procurement advice and assistance
    Depreciation scheduling
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Bechtel
    Jacobs

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Capital expenditure by the public sector
  • Demand from non-residential building construction
  • Actual capital expenditure on mining
  • Demand from heavy and civil engineering construction
  • Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream demand
  • Mixed market demand
  • Future public-private partnership (PPP) demand
  • Table: Quantity Surveying Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
  • Road and Bridge Construction
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Institutional Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Legal Services

  • Products & Services
  • Cost planning and commercial management
  • Depreciation scheduling
  • Risk management
  • Procurement advice and assistance
  • Chart: Quantity Surveying Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Property developers
  • Public sector
  • Mining and energy firms
  • Utilities operators
  • Other sectors
  • Telecommunications operators
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Quantity Surveying Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation, rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Quantity Surveying Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Quantity Surveying Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Bechtel Australia Proprietary LimitedRider Levett BucknallJacobs Australia Holdings Company Pty LtdWorleyParsons Limited
  • Table: Bechtel Australia Proprietary Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Rider Levett Bucknall - financial performance
  • Table: Jacobs Australia Holdings Company Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: WorleyParsons Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Quantity Surveying Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Quantity Surveying Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Engineering, Procurement And Construction (Epc)
  • EPC is a common contracting arrangement for construction projects. Engineering consultancy companies are often referred to as EPC companies.
  • Multi-Unit Apartments
  • Large building developments that house multiple residential apartments.
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • PPPs are the provision of a government service that is operated in a partnership with the private sector.
  • Tender
  • Also referred to as bidding, this involves presenting an offer to a client to enter into a contract, generally as part of an overall request for tender to supply services.
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