Synopsis

- The report provides data and analysis on contractor and developer expenditure, procurement and developments within the global construction industry
- The report includes key topics such as construction industry contractor and developer expenditure and procurement behaviors and strategies
- The report identifies the threats and opportunities in the global construction industry
- The report analyses the economic outlook and business confidence levels of global construction industry executives
- The report provides a definitive assessment of emerging markets and respondent interpretations of the economic situation in developed markets

Summary

“Global Construction Industry Survey 2013–2014: Market Trends, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Global Construction Industry” is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Timetric’s exclusive panel of respondents from the global construction industry’s contractors and suppliers. The report provides data and analysis on contractor and developer expenditure, procurement and developments within the global construction industry. The report includes key topics such as contractor and developer expenditure, procurement behaviors and strategies. It also identifies the threats and opportunities within the global construction industry, economic outlook trends and business confidence levels of global construction industry executives.

Scope

The report features the opinions of global construction industry respondents related to the following:
- Revenue growth projections
- Capital expenditure of construction industry buyers and suppliers
- Leading business concerns and the subsequent efforts to negate them
- Procurement budgets of buyer companies
- Critical factors that influence supplier selection
- Future procurement objectives and E-procurement
- Key variations in operational costs

Reasons To Buy

- Projects trends related to global construction industry respondent revenue growth expectations and top priorities in the next 12 months
- Outlines the change in capital expenditure of buyer and supplier companies in 2013
- Identifies the most important ways that suppliers can help buyers in the current business climate
- Analyses the average size of the global construction industry annual procurement budgets for buyer respondents
- Identifies the extent to which e-procurement has generated interest in the global construction industry


Key Highlights
- According to the survey, 56%, 55% and 45% of respective respondents identified ‘cost containments’, ‘market uncertainty’ and ‘retention or recruitment of skilled staff’ as pressing business concerns.
- According to the survey results, 54% of respondents expect procurement expenditure to increase, while only 10% expect some decrease in expenditure.
- Of all buyer respondents, 63% expect supplier prices to increase, while 5% expect a decrease and 31% expect no change.
- Survey results show that 12% of buyer respondents have ‘intention to implement’ e-procurement in 2013.
- ‘Building materials’, ‘water supply and waste management’, ‘plant and heavy machinery’, ‘fire detection and suppression’ and ‘architects’ are the key products and services to receive more investment in 2013.

Table Of Contents


1 Introduction
1.1 What is this Report About?
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Methodology
1.4 Global Construction Industry: Profile of Survey Respondents
1.4.1 Global construction industry: profile of contractor and developer respondents
1.4.2 Global construction industry: profile of supplier respondents
2 Executive Summary
3 Global Construction Industry Dynamics
3.1 Revenue Growth Projections in the Global Construction Industry
3.1.1 Revenue growth projections by company type
3.1.2 Revenue growth projections by region
3.1.3 Revenue growth projections by turnover
3.1.4 Revenue growth projections by senior-level respondents
3.2 Future Developments in Business Structure in the Global Construction Industry
3.2.1 Future developments in business structure by contractors and developers
3.2.2 Future developments in business structure by suppliers
3.3 Merger and Acquisition Activity Projections in the Global Construction Industry
3.3.1 MandA activity projections by contractors and developers
3.3.2 MandA activity projections by suppliers
3.3.3 MandA activity projections by region
3.3.4 MandA activity projections by company turnover
3.4 Estimation of Capital Expenditure in the Global Construction Industry
3.4.1 Estimation of capital expenditure by contractors and developers
3.4.2 Estimation of capital expenditure by suppliers
3.4.3 Estimation of capital expenditure by region
3.4.4 Estimation of capital expenditure by company turnover
3.5 Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity in Global Construction Industry
3.5.1 Planned change in staff recruitment activity by contractors and developers
3.5.2 Planned change in staff recruitment activity by suppliers
3.5.3 Planned change in staff recruitment activity by region
3.5.4 Planned change in staff recruitment activity by company turnover
4 Global Construction Industry Market Growth Outlook
4.1 Global Construction Industry - Demand in Emerging Markets
4.1.1 Demand in emerging markets by contractors and developers
4.1.2 Demand in emerging markets by suppliers
4.1.3 Demand in emerging markets by region
4.1.4 Demand in emerging markets by company turnover
4.2 Global Construction Industry - Growth Projections in Developed Countries
4.2.1 Growth projections in developed countries by contractors and developers
4.2.2 Growth projections in developed countries by suppliers
4.2.3 Growth projections in developed countries by region
4.2.4 Growth projections in developed countries by company turnover
5 Threats and Opportunities for the Global Construction Industry
5.1 Global Construction Industry - Leading Business Concerns for 2013-2014
5.1.1 Leading business concerns for 2013-2014 by company type
5.1.2 Leading business concerns for 2013-2014 by region
5.1.3 Leading business concerns for 2013-2014 by company turnover
5.2 Global Construction Industry - Key supplier actions to maintain and win buyer business
5.2.1 Actions to maintain and secure buyer business by company type
5.2.2 Actions to maintain and secure buyer business by region
5.2.3 Actions to maintain and secure buyer business by turnover
5.2.4 Actions to maintain and secure buyer business by senior-level respondents
5.3 Global Construction Industry - Key Variations in Operational Costs
5.3.1 Key variations in operational costs by contractors and developers
5.3.2 Key variations in operational costs by suppliers
5.3.3 Key variations in operational costs by region
5.3.4 Key variations in operational costs by company turnover
5.4 Global Construction Industry - Impact of Costs on Product Pricing
5.4.1 Impact of costs on product pricing by contractors and developers
5.4.2 Impact of costs on product pricing by suppliers
6 Global Construction Industry Contractor and Developer Expenditure Activity
6.1 Annual Procurement Budgets in the Global Construction Industry
6.1.1 Revenue growth vs. procurement budget
6.1.2 Annual procurement budgets by region
6.1.3 Annual procurement budgets by company turnover
6.2 Planned Changes in Procurement Expenditure: Global Construction Industry
6.2.1 Planned change in procurement expenditure by buyer type
6.2.2 Planned change in procurement expenditure by region
6.2.3 Planned change in procurement expenditure by company turnover
6.3 Planned Changes in Procurement Expenditure by Product and Service Category
6.3.1 Planned change in procurement expenditure by product and service category - region
6.3.2 Planned change in procurement expenditure by product and service category - company turnover
6.4 Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices
6.4.1 Variations in regional supplier prices by company type
6.4.2 Variations in regional supplier prices by region
6.4.3 Variations in regional supplier prices by company turnover
7 Global Construction Industry - Procurement Behaviors and Strategies
7.1 Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection
7.2 Global Construction Industry - Future Procurement Objectives
7.2.1 Future procurement objectives by region
7.2.2 Future procurement objectives by company turnover
7.3 E-procurement in the Global Construction Industry
7.3.1 E-procurement by region
7.3.2 E-procurement by company turnover
8 Appendix
8.1 Full Survey Results
8.2 Methodology
8.3 Contact Timetric
8.4 About Timetric
8.5 Disclaimer



List of Tables

Table 1: Global Construction Industry Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2013
Table 2: Global Construction Industry Contractor and Developer Respondents by Job Role (%), 2013
Table 3: Global Construction Industry Contractor and Developer Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2013
Table 4: Global Construction Industry Contractor and Developer Respondents by Region (%), 2013
Table 5: Global Construction Industry Supplier Respondents by Job Role (%), 2013
Table 6: Global Construction Industry Supplier Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2013
Table 7: Global Construction Industry Supplier Respondents by Region (%), 2013
Table 8: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2009-2013
Table 9: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Contractors and Developers (%), 2009-2013
Table 10: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Suppliers (%), 2009-2013
Table 11: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Region (%), 2013
Table 12: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 13: Revenue Growth Optimism by Senior-Level Respondents (%), 2013
Table 14: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 15: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 16: MandA Activity Projections of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2009-2013
Table 17: MandA Activity Projections of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2009-2013
Table 18: MandA Activity Projections of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2009-2013
Table 19: Global Construction Industry - MandA Activity Projections by Region (%), 2013
Table 20: Global Construction Industry - MandA Activity Projections by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 21: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 22: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 23: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Capital Expenditure by Region (%), 2013
Table 24: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Capital Expenditure by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 25: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 26: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 27: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Region (%), 2013
Table 28: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Company Turnover (%), 2013
Table 29: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 30: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 31: Demand in Emerging Markets by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 32: Global Construction Industry - Increase of Demand in Emerging Markets by Region (%), 2013
Table 33: Construction Contractors and Developers - Growth Projections in Developed Countries (%), 2013
Table 34: Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers - Growth Projections in Developed Countries (%), 2013
Table 35: Other Construction Suppliers - Growth Projections in Developed Countries (%), 2013
Table 36: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Growth Projections of Developed Countries by Region (%), 2013
Table 37: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Growth Projections of Developed Countries by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 38: Global Construction Industry - Leading Business Concerns (%), 2009-2013
Table 39: Leading Business Concerns by Company Type (%), 2013-2014
Table 40: Global Construction Industry - Leading Business Concerns by Region (%), 2013-2014
Table 41: Global Construction Industry - Leading Business Concerns by Turnover (%), 2013-2014
Table 42: Global Construction Industry - Securing Buyer Business: Buyer vs. Supplier Responses (%), 2013
Table 43: Global Construction Industry - Securing Buyer Business by Region (%), 2013
Table 44: Global Construction Industry - Securing Buyer Business by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 45: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 46: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 47: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 48: Key Variations in Operational Costs by Region (%), 2013
Table 49: Key Variations in Operational Costs by Company Turnover (%), 2013
Table 50: Impact of Changing Costs on Product Pricing by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 51: Impact of Changing Costs on Product Pricing by Suppliers (%), 2013
Table 52: Annual Procurement Budgets of Global Construction Industry Contractors and Developers in US$ (%), 2009-2013
Table 53: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Revenue Growth vs. Procurement Budget (%), 2013
Table 54: Global Construction Industry - Annual Procurement Budgets by Region (%), 2013
Table 55: Changes in Procurement Expenditure - Global Construction Industry Contractors and Developers (%), 2009-2013
Table 56: Global Construction Industry - Changes in Procurement Expenditure by Region (%), 2013
Table 57: Global Construction Industry - Change in Procurement Expenditure by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 58: Change in Expenditure by Product and Service Category, Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Table 59: Increase in Expenditure by Product and Service Category - Contractors and Developers by Region (% Increase), 2013
Table 60: Increase in Expenditure by Product and Service Category - Contractors and Developers by Turnover (% Increase), 2013
Table 61: Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices (%), 2013
Table 62: Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices by Region (%), 2013
Table 63: Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 64: Global Construction Industry - Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection - Contractors and Developers vs. Suppliers, 2013
Table 65: Global Construction Industry - Future Procurement Objectives (%), 2013
Table 66: Global Construction Industry - Future Procurement Objectives by Region (%), 2013
Table 67: Global Construction Industry - Future Procurement Objectives by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 68: E-Procurement - Level of Implementation in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 69: Global Construction Industry - Procurement Budget Increase vs. E-Procurement (%), 2013
Table 70: E-Procurement in the Global Construction Industry by Region (%), 2013
Table 71: E-Procurement in the Global Construction Industry by Turnover (%), 2013
Table 72: Global Construction Industry Survey Results - Closed Questions



List of Figures
Figure 1: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2009-2013
Figure 2: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Company Type (%), 2009-2013
Figure 3: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Region (%), 2013
Figure 4: Revenue Growth Optimism in the Global Construction Industry by Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 5: Revenue Growth Optimism by Senior-Level Respondents (%), 2013
Figure 6: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 7: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 8: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 9: MandA Activity Projections of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2009-2013
Figure 10: MandA Activity Projections of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2009-2013
Figure 11: MandA Activity Projections of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2009-2013
Figure 12: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 13: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 14: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 15: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Capital Expenditure by Region (%), 2013
Figure 16: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Capital Expenditure by Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 17: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 18: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 19: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Region (%), 2013
Figure 20: Global Construction Industry - Planned Change in Staff Recruitment Activity by Company Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 21: Global Construction Industry - Top Ten Growth Regions (%), 2013
Figure 22: Global Construction Industry - Top Five Emerging Markets, 2013
Figure 23: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 24: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 25: Global Construction Industry - Increase of Demand in Emerging Markets by Company Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 26: Global Construction Industry - Top Five Developed Regions by Growth (%), 2013
Figure 27: Construction Contractors and Developers - Growth Projections in Developed Countries (%), 2013
Figure 28: Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers - Growth Projections in Developed Countries (%), 2013
Figure 29: Other Construction Suppliers - Growth Projections in Developed Countries (%), 2013
Figure 30: Global Construction Industry - Increase in Growth Projections of Developed Countries by Region (%), 2013
Figure 31: Global Construction Industry - Top Five Leading Business Concerns, 2013-2014
Figure 32: Global Construction Industry - Leading Business Concerns (%), 2009-2013
Figure 33: Global Construction Industry - Securing Buyer Business: Buyer vs. Supplier Responses (%), 2013
Figure 34: Global Construction Industry - Securing Buyer Business by Region (%), 2013
Figure 35: Global Construction Industry - Securing Buyer Business by Senior-Level Respondents (%), 2013
Figure 36: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 37: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 38: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2013
Figure 39: Impact of Changing Costs on Product Pricing by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 40: Annual Procurement Budgets of Global Construction Industry Contractors and Developers in US$ (%), 2009-2013
Figure 41: Global Construction Industry - Annual Procurement Budgets by Region (%), 2013
Figure 42: Global Construction Industry - Annual Procurement Budgets by Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 43: Changes in Procurement Expenditure - Global Construction Industry Contractors and Developers (%), 2009-2013
Figure 44: Global Construction Industry - Changes in Procurement Expenditure by Region (%), 2013
Figure 45: Global Construction Industry - Change in Procurement Expenditure by Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 46: Future Change in Expenditure by Product and Service Category: Contractors and Developers , 2013
Figure 47: Change in Expenditure by Product and Service Category, Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2013
Figure 48: Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices (%), 2013
Figure 49: Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices by Region (%), 2013
Figure 50: Global Construction Industry - Variations in Regional Supplier Prices by Turnover (%), 2013
Figure 51: Global Construction Industry - Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection - Contractors and Developers vs. Suppliers, 2013
Figure 52: Global Construction Industry - Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection - Contractors and Developers vs. Suppliers, 2013
Figure 53: Global Construction Industry - Future Procurement Objectives (%), 2013
Figure 54: E-Procurement - Level of Implementation in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 55: E-Procurement in the Global Construction Industry by Region (%), 2013
Figure 56: E-Procurement in the Global Construction Industry by Turnover (%), 2013

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