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Tool Hire Specialists Market Report - UK 2016-2020 Analysis

The 11th edition of the ‘Tool Hire Specialists Market Report – UK 2016-2020 Analysis’ represents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the structure of the tool hire industry. Tool hire is a competitive market and comprises the three tool hire sectors of large multi-branch tool hire specialists, builders merchants and smaller independent tool hire operators. The report has a particular emphasis on the following:

Key issues covered:

  • Tool hire market – size, structure, trends and forecasts up to 2020.
  • Leading hire companies – national, regional, local, specialists and builders merchants.
  • Analysis by product group:
  • Hand and power tools
  • Access equipment
  • Environmental control
  • Power, welding & lighting
  • Plumbing & pumping • Gardening & landscaping
  • Cleaning & floor preparation
  • Concreting & compacting
  • Miscellaneous products - including handling, decorating, compact equipment etc.
Key areas of insight include:
  • Analysis of market performance to 2016.
  • Forecast of market performance 2016-2020 – growth prospects.
  • Review of key market influences including non-domestic construction, housebuilding, RMI, events sector, weather, regulatory legislation, impact of Brexit referendum etc.
  • Hire product group analysis – market sizes, influences and trends
  • Market shares and review of major players – specialists, merchants.
Key areas covered in the report include:

THE HIRE MARKET
  • Tool hire market - definition in terms of type of outlets and range of products.
  • Market size – analysis by value from 2011-2016
  • Market trends and major factors influencing market development (housebuilding, non-domestic construction, non-construction activity, events, DIY market, legislation).
  • Market forecasts – market size, prospects and influencing factors on market for 2016 and up to 2020 – forecasts of construction output, propensity to hire, impact of Brexit Referendum vote on economy and construction sector.
TOOL HIRE COMPANIES
  • Overview of supply structure – competitive, mature market including hire outlets and builders merchants.
  • Review of leading tool hire companies – nationals and large, regional operators, builders merchants - market shares, turnovers, company structure
  • Identification of key tool hire customers – builders, plumbing & heating contractors, public sector, facilities management companies etc
  • Total volume of outlets - multiple branch companies, builders merchants, small hire companies – mix between sectors.
  • Share of hire market by value – multiple branch companies, builders merchants, small hire companies.
PRODUCTS AND SUPPLIERS
  • Market size by major hire product group in 2015/16.
  • Product mixes - estimated shares of main product groups within overall market and sub-sector product mixes.
  • Product groups reviewed – definition, market size and product mix within each sector: Hand & power tools (drilling & breaking, cutting & grinding, carpentry & woodworking); access equipment; environmental control (heating, cooling & drying); power, welding & lighting; gardening & landscaping; plumbing & pumping; cleaning & floor preparation; concreting & compacting; and miscellaneous products.
  • Key trends by product group – recent trends and factors affecting sector, growth sectors, relative importance of hire market.
  • Identification of leading suppliers by product group
  • Shares of tool hire companies, plant hire companies and specialists in key product sectors – relative importance of different sectors.
FUTURE PROSPECTS
  • Forecast of market development to 2020
  • Positive and negative factors affecting the market - construction levels, weather, non-construction activity (manufacturing, events sector), market competition, ‘hire vs buy’ issue, hire rates, hire period, legislation, etc
  • Impact on sector of Brexit Referendum vote – economy, construction, consumer confidence.
  • Industry restructuring – overlap with other sectors/specialists, role of merchants’ hire operations, rationalisation of the sector.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • Background
    • Sources of Information
  • SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
    • Summary
    • Future Prospects
  • ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
    • GDP
      • Table GDP Data - 2013-2016 - Key Constituent Elements
    • Inflation & Interest Rates
    • Unemployment
    • Household Consumption
    • Housing & Construction
    • Sterling
      • Table Exchange Rate Fluctuations 2012-2018 - Sterling to The Dollar, And The Euro, Spot Rates
    • Population Profile
    • Conclusions
  • THE TOOL HIRE SPECIALISTS MARKET
    • Overview
    • Tool Hire Market Definition
    • Market Structure - Product Sales & Tool Hire
    • Market Size
      • Background and Recent Performance
        • Table UK Tool Hire Market 2010-2016 at Hire Market Prices
      • Future Prospects
        • Table UK Tool Hire Market Forecast 2015-2020 at Hire Market Prices (£m)
  • TOOL HIRE COMPANIES
    • Overview
    • Market Shares
      • Tool Hire Company Market Shares
        • Table Estimated Market Shares Of Leading Tool Hire Companies By Value 2015
      • Hire Market - by Sector Outlet Number
      • Hire Market - by Sector Value
    • Hire Companies
      • National Hire Companies
      • Major Regional Companies
      • Plant Hire Companies
      • Builders and Plumbers Merchants
      • Small Independent Hire Companies
      • Other Hire Outlets
    • Buying and Specification Process
      • Buying Groups and Trade Bodies
      • Legislation and Training.
  • PRODUCTS
    • Overview
      • Product Shares of Tool Hire Sectors within Overall Construction Equipment Rental
        • Table Estimated Shares By Type of Hire Company (Plant, Tool, Specialists) by Hire Product Sectors 2015
    • Product Mix Offered by Tool Hire Companies
      • Table Estimated Hire Product Mix 2015 £m at Hire Market Value Product Group Hire Market Value (£m) Share (%)
    • Product Trends
      • Hand and Power Tools
      • Access Equipment
      • Environmental Control
      • Small Generators, Welding & Lighting
      • Plumbing and Pumping
      • Gardening & Landscaping Equipment
      • Cleaning & Floor Preparation
      • Concreting & Compacting
      • Miscellaneous Product Groups
        • Table Hire Market for Non-Mechanical Plant - Mix by Environmental, Portable Accommodation, Lifting, Surveying/Instrumentation, Traffic Mgt etc 2015 at Hire Market Value
  • TOOL HIRE CUSTOMERS
    • Introduction
    • Builders
      • Table Enterprises Involved in the Construction of Buildings Registered for VAT by Turnover Band Size 2015
    • Plumbing and Heating Contractors
      • Table Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Installers Registered for VAT by Turnover Band 2015
    • Local Authorities and Public Bodies
    • Large and Small Contractors
      • Table Top 20 FM Support Services Companies in the UK
    • Mechanical and Electrical Contractors
    • Other Contractors
    • Factory Engineers, Buyers and Maintenance Managers
    • Cleaning Contractors
    • Consumers
    • Events Companies

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