Scottish Government Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Scottish Government* has publised 131 public procurement notices. Of these, 48 are tenders and 47 are awards. There are 87 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 131 data points.)

Operating locations

52 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Edinburgh in region Scotland. From published data, 68% of Scottish Government's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 8 buyer locations and 44 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Edinburgh - 72
  • Glasgow - 43
  • Aberdeen - 16

Suppliers per region:

  • Scotland - 30
  • South East - 4
  • North West - 3
  • London - 3
  • West Midlands - 2
  • Wales - 1
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 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
ENERGY
Edf Energy Customers London 1 £1B
OFFICE
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership West Midlands 2 £108M
TECHNOLOGY
Leidos Innovations Scotland 2 £27M
Softcat Scotland 1 £749K
DEFENCE
G4S London 1 £22M
INDUSTRIAL
Wartsila South East 1 £2M
FINANCE
Royal Bank of Scotland Scotland 1 £1M
ENVIRONMENT
Edinburgh University Scotland 1 £899K
PROFESSIONAL
Edinburgh University Scotland 1 £345K
SAC Commercial Scotland 1 £140K

Contract values

Scottish Government provided financial information for 75% 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 OJEU. (Regional portals such as Public Contracts Scotland are not covered.) Below are 8 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
tender Tender Notice 46 1
tender Tender Notice (Social) 2 0
award Contract Award Notice 44 10
award Contract Award Notice (Social) 2 0
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 1 0
pin Prior Information Notice 25 4
update Contract Addendum Notice 10 1
update Modification Notice 1 0
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Top keywords

Keywords derive from published CPV codes.

Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has worked in association with other buyers.

As lead buyer to:

Included in contracts by:

As a contracted supplier to:

  • None

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.