Overview

IBISWorld’s Engineering Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

China's rapid economic growth in recent decades created a major market for engineering services, while reforms in the science and technology system promoted the commercialization of technology. As a result, engineering consultancy firms have become vitally important to modern economic development.

In 2017, revenue for the Engineering Services industry is estimated to reach $31.5 billion, up 3.8% over 2016. Revenue growth is expected to slow compared with previous years due to the slow building and civil engineering construction output value during the year. In the five years through 2017, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 5.2%.

China's construction and civil engineering industries grew consistently over the past several years...

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Engineering and graphic design

Engineering and graphic design is the main service segment in the industry and accounts for 53% of total industry revenue during 2017. Engineering and graphic design services maintain a higher share of industry revenue due to their higher pricing compared to other engineering services. Services in this segment include industrial processes, equipment design, product development, physical environment and building construction. The proportion of this segment is expected to decrease as downstream industries develop and industry competition intensifies to reduce pricing levels.

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Additional Insights for the Engineering Services Industry

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

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Building Construction and Downstream Demand - Manufacturing in the Engineering Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Engineering Services Industry?

    The Engineering Services industry provides engineering services and management, engineering and graphic design services, and project planning management. Firms in this industry have technical capabilities and professional qualifications in overall project contracting, construction supervision and consulting.

    Industry Products
    Engineering and graphic design
    Project planning management
    Engineering services and management
    Industry Activities
    Construction and engineering project management service provision
    Environmental project management service provision
    Construction and engineering project engineering and design
    City planning and project planning

    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
  • Downstream Demand - Building Construction
  • Downstream Demand - Manufacturing
  • Gross Private Fixed Investment - Non Residential Structures
  • Value of Construction Put in Place - Private and Public - Utilities
  • Downstream Demand - Mining
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Consulting Engineering Services

  • Current Performance
  • International trade
  • Enterprises and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Performance forecasts
  • Technology trends
  • Market opportunity
  • Table: Engineering Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Natural Gas and Water Production and Supply
  • Building Construction
  • Real Estate Development and Management
  • Road & Highway Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auditing, Accounting & Tax Services
  • Construction Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Engineering and graphic design
  • Project planning management
  • Engineering services and management
  • Chart: Engineering Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth levels
  • Building construction growth
  • Investment enhancement
  • The development and expansion of downstream industries
  • The use of professional software and technology
  • Government policy

  • Major Markets
  • Heavy industrial and transport infrastructure
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Public works
  • Civil architectural and defense works
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Engineering Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Engineering Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Customer relationships
  • Technical expertise
  • The existence of an integrated service
  • Company reputation

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    CISDI Engineering Co., Ltd.WISDRI Engineering & Research Incorporation LimitedChina Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd.Shanghai Baosteel Engineering & Construction CorporationSINPEC Luoyang Petrochemical Engineering Corporation
  • Table: CISDI Engineering Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: WISDRI Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited - financial performance
  • Table: China Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Baosteel Engineering & Construction Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: SINPEC Luoyang Petrochemical Engineering Corporation - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Engineering 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 Engineering Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Engineering Services
  • Within this industry, engineering services are utilized for a wide range of projects, including infrastructure, construction and building projects.
  • Environmental Project Management
  • Includes engineering solutions to environmental problems from previous developments, such as air and water pollution, and environmentally-sound transport solutions, such as public transport corridors.
  • Project Planning
  • Planning, scheduling and reporting the progress of a project. Various software programs are used to allocate resources, estimate costs and analyze progress.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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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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