Power up: An increase in downstream construction will fuel industry demand

The Electricians industry in California is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.2% to $19.5 billion over the five years to 2017. This projected growth is largely attributed to an increase in residential and nonresidential construction levels. In line with surging construction activity, demand for electrical on-site installations, alterations, designs, maintenance and repairs has increased during the past five years.Of the demand segments, revenue growth is largely attributed to a spike in residential construction activity. Relative to the rest of the nation, California electricians have benefited from an expeditious recovery in the residential housing market. At a slightly faster pace, revenue is expected to further increase over the five years to 2022...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
104,623
Businesses
22,622
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue growth is largely attributed to a spike in residential construction activity
  • Heightened demand for specialty projects prompted an increase in hiring by electrical contractors
  • The continued rise in wages and electrical wire costs are expected to hinder profitability potential
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Electricians industry in California has thrived over the past five years. The industry generated strong revenue growth because of an explosion in construction activity. In the five years to 2017, revenue is expected to grow an annualized 2.2% to $19.5 billion, including an increase of 1.0% in 2017. During the period, profitability has also risen primarily as service providers have achieved better control over their operating costs, due to a drop in electrical cable and wire prices.Surge in Construction Activity Boosts DemandDemand for electricians in California has been on the rise over the past five years. Electrical contractors derive the bulk of their revenue from the installation of new electric power systems (e.g. ele...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Electricians in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electricians in California Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Management of seasonal production
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of Residential Construction in California and Demand from commercial building construction in the Electricians in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Electricians in California Industry?

    This industry performs electrical work at a site (e.g. installing wiring), services electrical equipment at a site and sells and installs electrical equipment. The electrical work performed includes new work, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs.

    Industry Products
  • Electric power and systems installation and servicing
  • Telecommunications installation and servicing
  • Fire and security system installation and servicing
  • Industry Activities
  • Electric light or power installation
  • Electric wiring installation on construction projects
  • Repair or maintenance of electrical wiring (except of electricity transmission or distribution lines)
  • Domestic exhaust fans installation
  • Closed-circuit video surveillance systems installation
  • Communication wiring and cabling installation
  • Repairs and maintenance of communication and electrical equipment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of Residential Construction in California
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in California
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Surge in Construction Activity Boosts Demand
  • Help Wanted
  • Industry Profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Getting up to Standard
  • Slower profit growth
  • Table: Electricians in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electricians in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Heavy Engineering Construction
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Electrical Equipment Wholesaling
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Property Management
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction & Mining Equipment Wholesaling
  • Electrical Equipment Wholesaling
  • Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Electric power and systems installation and servicing
  • Telecommunications installation and servicing
  • Other
  • Fire and security system installation and servicing
  • Chart: Electricians in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Residential & Nonresidential Construction
  • Local Government
  • Motion Picture & Video Industries
  • Utility System Construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electricians in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electricians in California

  • Basis of Competition
    Increasing qualificationsOffering competitive prices
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electricians in California Industry

  • Aldridge GroupBergelectric CorporationCupertino Electric Inc.Rosendin Electric Inc.
  • Table: Aldridge Group - financial performance
  • Table: Bergelectric Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Cupertino Electric Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Rosendin Electric Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electricians in California 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 Electricians in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Housing Starts in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Climate Control
  • The technology of indoor and automotive environmental comfort.
  • Data Cabling
  • Electronic installation required to enable the sending and receiving of data between computer networks.
  • Low-Voltage
  • An electronic connection that uses low voltage, which is required to power fire alarms, household lights, air conditioning, music systems, security cameras and other electronic equipment.
  • Why buy this report?

    IBISWorld’s Electricians in California Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Electricians in California industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.

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    This report on Electricians in California:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Electricians in California market research report includes:
    • 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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