Public Sector Recruitment Market

2024 Snapshot

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Recruitment Snapshot Graphic 2024

Does your contracting authority regularly rely on recruiters? You're not alone - public bodies are spending more and more with recruitment firms each year.

The next time you go out to market for a recruiter, you can only drive best value if you understand the market like they do.

This free snapshot breaks down the rapidly-expanding public sector recruitment market. We found that:

  • The top 10 suppliers are well embedded in the market with 63% of direct spending going to them in FY2022/23
  • All government verticals are relying more and more on recruiters
  • Frameworks are an integral route-to-market in this sector
  • The top suppliers have contracts worth £5.6b rolling-off between Q3 2024 & Q2 2026... 
  • ... and much more.

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Essex County Council

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Assistant Procurement Manager Essex County Council

Lincolnshire County Council (1)

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Head of Commercial Infrastructure Lincolnshire County Council

NHS Property Services

"Tussell has been instrumental in helping NHSPS to better understand the competitive landscape, procurement trends and future opportunities within the public sector."

Analyst NHS Property Services


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Improvement Strategy Advisor Local Government Association


"As a team, we are grateful for your ongoing support and look forward to working with you this year."

Procurement Team Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

The public sector recruitment market, in 4 pages

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