Department for Education Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Department for Education* has publised 744 public procurement notices. Of these, 227 are tenders and 400 are awards. There are 395 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 744 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

293 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 41% of Department for Education's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 30 buyer locations and 263 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 338
  • Coventry - 186
  • Sheffield - 109
  • Manchester - 52
  • Nottingham - 34
  • Warwickshire - 8
  • Bangor - 6
  • Darlington - 5
  • Liverpool - 5
  • Belfast - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 107
  • South East - 29
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 27
  • West Midlands - 25
  • East of England - 18
  • North West - 18
  • South West - 14
  • East Midlands - 9
  • Wales - 6
  • North East - 4
  • Scotland - 2
  • Trøndelag - 1
  • NC - 1
  • None - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
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Pin notices

64 published pin notices. (110 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

144 published tender notices. (227 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

286 published award notices. (400 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

6 published update notices. (7 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
Release Potential North East 1 £101M
Salford City College North West 1 £101M
System Group North West 1 £101M
Lomax Training Services North East 1 £100M
Manatec Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £100M
North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College West Midlands 1 £100M
Nottingham Trent University East Midlands 1 £100M
PTP Training West Midlands 1 £100M
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
Sheffield University Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £70M
University College Birmingham West Midlands 1 £70M
Wolverhampton University West Midlands 1 £70M
National Foundation for Educational Research in England & Wale South East 4 £40M
Pearson Education London 4 £40M
Alphaplus Consultancy North West 2 £40M
Family Action London 2 £26M
National Childrens Bureau London 2 £23M
Teacher Development Trust London 2 £18M
Ncfe North East 1 £18M
Faithful Gould South East 1 £16M
Mace London 1 £16M
Ambition School Leadership Trust London 1 £14M
Anna Freud Centre London 2 £10M
National Foundation for Educational Research South East 2 £10M
Cushman & Wakefield North West 1 £9M
Lambert Smith Hampton London 1 £9M
Gwasg Pia Wales 2 £5M
Havas London 1 £5M
Dods Parliamentary Communications London 1 £4M
Education Development Trust South East 2 £4M
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
Dac Beachcroft South West 1 £2M
Association of Colleges London 2 £1M
Hippo Digital Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £1M
Kindred Agency London 1 £900K
FFT Education South East 1 £573K
Wavemaker London 1 £350K
Cadence Innova London 1 £279K
IFF Research London 10 £261K
Cfe Research East Midlands 3 £200K
KPMG London 2 £200K
Ecorys West Midlands 4 £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
Social Finance London 1 £65K
Natcen London 1 £60K
Warwick University West Midlands 3 £59K
Aldaba London 1 £50K
ICF Consulting Services London 1 £50K
OFFICE
VINCI Construction East of England 1 £48M
Teleperformance South West 1 £28M
Maximus People Services London 1 £8M
Computacenter East of England 1 £444K
A Day Consultants London 1 £301K
TECHNOLOGY
CDW London 1 £26M
Civica London 2 £6M
Bytes Software Services South East 3 £5M
Parity Consultancy Services London 3 £4M
Methods Business & Digital Technology London 2 £4M
Sol Tec South East 1 £3M
Actica Consulting South East 1 £2M
Fujitsu Services London 1 £2M
Talent South West 1 £2M
Engine Partners London 1 £2M
Dextrous Web London 1 £2M
Esynergy Solutions London 1 £2M
Entserv South East 1 £1M
Hippo Digital Yorkshire and The Humber 5 £1M
Jaggaer London 1 £1M
QA Consulting Services South East 1 £1M
Cadence Innova London 2 £900K
Somerford Associates South West 1 £605K
Stationery Office London 1 £535K
Stone Computers West Midlands 2 £237K
Comparex London 3 £186K
Deloitte London 1 £158K
Software Box Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £51K
Softcat South East 1 £46K
FINANCE
Deloitte London 2 £8M
Allen Lane London 2 £89K
HEALTH
Tribal Education South West 1 £6M
Research in Practice South West 1 £5M
Skills for Care Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £5M
Alphaplus Consultancy North West 1 £1M
Deloitte London 1 £160K
TRANSPORT
TNT West Midlands 1 £2M

Contract values

Department for Education provided financial information for 72% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £3B.

(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 9% 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 1
award Contract Award Notice (Social) 5 0
tender Tender Notice 25 1
tender Tender Notice (Social) 1 0
pin Prior Information Notice 21 3
update Contract Addendum Notice 5 0
update Modification Notice 2 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 373 14
tender Tender Notice 201 19
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 77 3
pin Pipeline Notice 12 7
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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.