Department for Education Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Department for Education* has publised 776 public procurement notices. Of these, 246 are tenders and 424 are awards. There are 416 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 776 data points.)

Operating locations

325 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 37% of Department for Education's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 35 buyer locations and 290 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 372
  • Coventry - 217
  • Sheffield - 92
  • Manchester - 39
  • Nottingham - 29
  • Darlington - 13
  • Warwickshire - 5
  • Liverpool - 5
  • Bangor - 3
  • Belfast - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 108
  • West Midlands - 32
  • South East - 27
  • East of England - 26
  • North West - 24
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 23
  • South West - 16
  • East Midlands - 14
  • Wales - 7
  • North East - 6
  • Scotland - 3
  • Sichuan Sheng - 1
  • New South Wales - 1
  • NC - 1
  • None - 1
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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
Pearson Education East of England 1 £131M
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 5 £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
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
Mutual Ventures London 1 £1M
IFF Research London 11 £539K
Nfer South East 1 £289K
East Anglia University East of England 1 £287K
Cfe Research East Midlands 3 £200K
KPMG London 2 £200K
SQW London 2 £150K
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
Institute for Fiscal Studies London 2 £15K
Cfe Research & Consulting East Midlands 1 £15K
Ecorys West Midlands 3 £___
Ipsos MORI London 1 £___
Kantar Public London 1 £___
TNS London 1 £___
OFFICE
VINCI Construction East of England 1 £48M
Maximus People Services London 1 £8M
Allied Publicity Services Manchester North West 1 £7M
Williams Lea Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £1M
Computacenter East of England 1 £444K
Randstad Public Services East of England 2 £415K
TECHNOLOGY
CDW London 1 £26M
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 £2M
Capgemini South East 2 £2M
Fujitsu Services 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
Civica London 1 £53K
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
M&C Saatchi London 1 £___
Valtech 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 74% 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
tender Tender Notice 27 1
tender Tender Notice (Social) 3 0
award Contract Award Notice 21 1
award Contract Award Notice (Social) 8 1
pin Prior Information Notice 21 4
update Contract Addendum Notice 6 3
update Modification Notice 2 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 395 79
tender Tender Notice 216 23
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 74 12
pin Pipeline Notice 3 0
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Keywords derive from published CPV codes.

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.