Department for Education Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Department for Education* has publised 761 public procurement notices. Of these, 231 are tenders and 416 are awards. There are 404 unique titles.

The following chart shows contract value against the date of publication.

(Scatter chart with 761 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

319 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 38% of Department for Education's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 33 buyer locations and 286 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 360
  • Coventry - 199
  • Sheffield - 101
  • Manchester - 41
  • Nottingham - 34
  • Darlington - 9
  • Warwickshire - 6
  • Bangor - 5
  • Liverpool - 5
  • Belfast - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 108
  • West Midlands - 31
  • South East - 27
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 24
  • East of England - 24
  • North West - 23
  • South West - 16
  • East Midlands - 14
  • Wales - 7
  • North East - 6
  • Scotland - 3
  • Sichuan Sheng - 1
  • NC - 1
  • None - 1
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Pin notices

64 published pin notices. (105 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

150 published tender notices. (231 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

293 published award notices. (416 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

8 published update notices. (9 including duplicates.)

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Popular suppliers

Below is a summary of contract awards per supplier. The table is restricted to suppliers who have also served other buyers.

Supplier name Region Unique awards Max. single award
PROFESSIONAL
Capita Business Services London 1 £225M
5E Ltd London 1 £114M
Access Training East Midlands East Midlands 1 £114M
Back 2 Work Complete Training North West 1 £114M
Birmingham Metropolitan College West Midlands 1 £114M
Care First Training East of England 1 £114M
College of Haringey Enfield & North East London London 1 £114M
Damar North West 1 £104M
Derwentside College North East 1 £104M
Futures Advice Skills & Employment East Midlands 1 £104M
Salford City College North West 1 £101M
Southport College North West 1 £101M
Keits Training Services East of England 1 £100M
Middlesbrough College North East 1 £100M
Touchstone Educational Solutions London 1 £70M
Wolverhampton University West Midlands 1 £70M
Pearson Education London 4 £40M
Family Action London 2 £26M
National Childrens Bureau London 2 £23M
Faithful Gould South East 1 £16M
Mace London 1 £16M
Psi Services East of England 1 £15M
Leidos Innovations Scotland 1 £10M
Cushman & Wakefield North West 1 £9M
Lambert Smith Hampton London 1 £9M
Dods Parliamentary Communications London 1 £4M
Education Development Trust South East 2 £4M
Tribal Education South West 1 £4M
Market & Opinion Research London 2 £3M
York University Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
Alliance of Leading Learning West Midlands 1 £2M
Hampshire County Council South East 1 £2M
National Governance Association West Midlands 1 £2M
M&C Saatchi London 1 £2M
Dac Beachcroft South West 1 £2M
2Buy2Com Wales 1 £1M
Association of Colleges London 2 £1M
Nfer South East 1 £289K
East Anglia University East of England 1 £287K
IFF Research London 10 £261K
Cfe Research East Midlands 3 £200K
KPMG London 2 £200K
SQW London 1 £150K
Ecorys West Midlands 4 £145K
UCL Consultants London 1 £140K
Cardiff University Wales 1 £100K
National Centre for Social Research London 1 £100K
Institute for Employment Studies South East 1 £90K
Engine Partners London 1 £88K
Warwick University West Midlands 3 £59K
Institute of Employment Studies South East 1 £55K
ICF Consulting Services London 1 £50K
Frontier Economics London 1 £40K
Cfe Research Sichuan Sheng 1 £34K
York Consulting Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £27K
Pye Tait Consulting Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £20K
Institute for Fiscal Studies London 2 £15K
Cfe Research & Consulting East Midlands 1 £15K
Ernst & Young London 1 £___
Ipsos MORI London 1 £___
Kantar Public London 1 £___
TNS London 1 £___
OFFICE
VINCI Construction East of England 1 £48M
Teleperformance South West 1 £28M
Maximus People Services London 1 £8M
Allied Publicity Services Manchester North West 1 £7M
Computacenter East of England 1 £444K
Randstad Public Services East of England 2 £415K
TECHNOLOGY
CDW London 1 £26M
Civica London 2 £6M
Bytes Software Services South East 2 £5M
Parity Consultancy Services London 2 £4M
Methods Business & Digital Technology London 1 £4M
Badenoch & Clark London 1 £3M
Sol Tec South East 1 £3M
Capgemini South East 2 £2M
Fujitsu Services London 1 £2M
Engine Partners London 1 £2M
Dextrous Web London 1 £2M
Esynergy Solutions London 1 £2M
Vodafone Corporate South East 1 £387K
Stone Computers West Midlands 2 £237K
Comparex London 3 £186K
Deloitte London 1 £158K
Allen Lane London 1 £88K
Software Box Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £51K
CDS Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £17K
Diva Creative Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £12K
Experian East Midlands 1 £9K
Digi2Al South East 1 £___
M&C Saatchi London 1 £___
FINANCE
Deloitte London 2 £8M
2Buy2Com Wales 1 £3M
Willis South West 1 £415K
Allen Lane London 2 £89K
HEALTH
Skills for Care Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £5M
Mott Macdonald London 1 £2M
National Childrens Bureau London 1 £400K
Deloitte London 1 £160K
TRANSPORT
TNT West Midlands 1 £2M

Contract values

Department for Education provided financial information for 73% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £4B.

(Histogram showing the prevelance of contracts in each value band.)
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Notice types

The buyer publishes procurement notices in Contracts Finder and OJEU. There is a 10% duplication rate between the two portals. (Regional portals such as eTendersNI are not covered.) Below are 11 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
award Contract Award Notice 22 2
award Contract Award Notice (Social) 7 0
tender Tender Notice 26 2
tender Tender Notice (Social) 2 0
pin Prior Information Notice 23 2
update Contract Addendum Notice 7 1
update Modification Notice 2 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 387 29
tender Tender Notice 203 16
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 77 6
pin Pipeline Notice 5 2
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Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: DEPARTMENT EDUCATION*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has worked in association with other buyers.

As lead buyer to:

  • None

Included in contracts by:

As a contracted supplier to:

  • None

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.