Department for Education Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Department for Education* has publised 648 public procurement notices. Of these, 208 are tenders and 332 are awards. There are 349 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 648 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

206 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 45% of Department for Education's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 27 buyer locations and 179 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 276
  • Coventry - 144
  • Sheffield - 111
  • Manchester - 63
  • Nottingham - 30
  • Warwickshire - 8
  • Liverpool - 5
  • Darlington - 4
  • Bangor - 4
  • Belfast - 2
  • Bristol - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 81
  • South East - 23
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 16
  • East of England - 13
  • West Midlands - 12
  • North West - 10
  • South West - 9
  • Wales - 6
  • East Midlands - 5
  • Northern Ireland - 2
  • North East - 1
  • Trøndelag - 1
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Pin notices

64 published pin notices. (99 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

134 published tender notices. (208 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

225 published award notices. (332 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
Peopleplus Group East Midlands 10 £75M
Twin Training London 3 £75M
Dimensions Training Solutions Yorkshire and The Humber 2 £75M
Growth North West 2 £75M
Activate Learning South East 1 £75M
CSW Group South West 1 £75M
Hull College Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £75M
Serco South East 1 £75M
Family Action London 1 £26M
Pearson Education London 2 £18M
Ncfe North East 1 £18M
Personnel Hygiene Services Wales 1 £11M
Anna Freud Centre London 2 £10M
National Foundation for Educational Research South East 2 £10M
Gwasg Pia Wales 1 £5M
Education Development Trust South East 2 £3M
Market & Opinion Research London 2 £3M
York University Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
Norfolk County Council East of England 1 £2M
Paddington Development Trust London 1 £2M
M&C Saatchi London 1 £2M
Association of Colleges London 2 £1M
National Foundation for Educational Research in England & Wale South East 6 £1M
Hippo Digital Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £1M
Natcen Social Research London 2 £810K
FFT Education South East 1 £573K
Wavemaker London 1 £350K
Cadence Innova London 1 £279K
IFF Research London 10 £261K
KPMG London 1 £200K
Ecorys West Midlands 3 £145K
UCL Consultants London 1 £140K
National Centre for Social Research London 1 £100K
Careers Research & Advisory Centre East of England 1 £90K
Institute for Employment Studies South East 1 £90K
Cfe Research East Midlands 2 £80K
Social Finance London 1 £65K
Warwick University West Midlands 3 £59K
Aldaba London 1 £50K
ICF Consulting Services London 1 £50K
Frontier Economics London 1 £40K
Define Research & Insight London 1 £40K
Ipsos MORI London 2 £___
Ecorys Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £___
Ecorys London 1 £___
Kantar Public London 1 £___
Methods Business & Digital Technology London 1 £___
TNS London 1 £___
York Consulting Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £___
FACILITY
VINCI Construction East of England 1 £48M
Computacenter East of England 1 £444K
TECHNOLOGY
CDW London 1 £26M
Civica London 2 £6M
Esynergy Solutions London 2 £5M
Parity Consultancy Services London 3 £4M
Bytes Software Services South East 2 £4M
Sol Tec South East 3 £4M
Methods Business & Digital Technology London 1 £3M
Contractsonline South East 2 £2M
Actica Consulting South East 1 £2M
Fujitsu Services London 1 £2M
Smartsourcing East of England 1 £2M
Talent South West 1 £2M
Engine Partners London 1 £2M
Dextrous Web London 1 £2M
Futuregov London 1 £2M
Entserv South East 1 £1M
Hippo Digital Yorkshire and The Humber 3 £1M
Jaggaer London 1 £1M
QA Consulting Services South East 1 £1M
Somerford Associates South West 1 £605K
Pirean London 1 £487K
Stone Computers West Midlands 2 £237K
NTT Data London 1 £199K
Comparex London 3 £186K
Cadence Innova London 1 £80K
Software Box Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £51K
Softcat South East 1 £46K
Experian East Midlands 1 £9K
Digi2Al South East 1 £___
Netpremacy Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £___
Sparta Global London 1 £___
Squiz London 1 £___
Ten10 Solutions London 1 £___
BUSINESS
Cushman & Wakefield North West 1 £9M
Lambert Smith Hampton London 1 £9M
A Day Consultants London 1 £301K
Deloitte London 1 £199K
Growth North West 1 £___
HEALTH
Tribal Education South West 1 £6M
Research in Practice South West 1 £5M
Skills for Care Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £5M
Mott Macdonald London 1 £3M
Alphaplus Consultancy North West 1 £1M
RJW Associates East of England 1 £38K
MISCELLANEOUS
Allied Publicity Services Manchester North West 1 £80K

Contract values

Department for Education provided financial information for 71% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £2B.

(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 8% duplication rate between the two portals. (Regional portals such as eTendersNI are not covered.) Below are 10 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
pin Prior Information Notice 26 1
tender Tender Notice 25 1
award Contract Award Notice 16 1
award Contract Award Notice (Social) 2 0
update Contract Addendum Notice 8 1
update Modification Notice 1 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 314 10
tender Tender Notice 183 9
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 56 2
pin Pipeline Notice 17 0
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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.