Key market stats:
Last week's £7.5bn of awards was a 50% increase on the previous week. This was driven by a single £3.8bn "Estates Contractor Framework" awarded by DWP to 17 different suppliers.
'Northern Powerhouse' leads the way
Unusually, buyers in the North of England accounted for the largest proportion of tender value last week. Sign up to see the opportunities in your region.
In Focus: Cyber Security
As the UK's top cyber defence centre reports that it is currently defeating around 10 attacks per week, we've been crunching the numbers on public sector cyber security contracts. In a rapidly growing market, Fujitsu are by far the largest supplier with £139m in contracts since 2015.
Last week's top opportunities:
|Contracting Authority||Contract Title||Bid Deadline||Tender Value|
|Fusion 21 Limited||PIN||£800M|
|Crown Commercial Service||12/11/2018||
|Northern Housing Consortium||08/04/2023||£450M|
Special Report: Capita
On average, Capita have won a public sector contract every two days since 2015. This is one of several key findings from a special report we published yesterday on the outsourcing giant. Another: their average contract value has doubled in the last four years. Read the blog to learn more.