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NAICS Newsletter December 3, 2018

NAICS 611710

Educational Support Services

Government Contract and Procurement Analysis Report

Report Summary

This report, offered by epipeline, contains a brief analysis of the Federal government's procurement practices with regards to purchasing Educational Support Services.


You will find information on the top federal government agencies that purchase these services, as well as their procurement strategy (i.e. full and open competition, set-asides and more). Finally, there is a review of the top companies that are awarded federal government contracts for Educational Support Services.


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This report takes an in-depth look at the ‘Educational Support Services’ industry, NAICS 611710. epipeline's Contract History Plus* provides you with a broad context and several perspectives that enable you to develop the best positioning and strategy for your company to more effectively compete for government contracts. The following graph illustrates one such perspective: the top Government departments/agencies buying these services over the last five fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY14 through FY18 for NAICS 611710

WHAT IS NAICS 611710?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on scientific and technical issues (except environmental).

Illustrative Examples:

Agricultural consulting services

Motion picture consulting services

Biological consulting services

Physics consulting services

Chemical consulting services

Radio consulting services

Economic consulting services

Safety consulting services

Energy consulting services

Security consulting services

Cross References:

Establishments primarily engaged in environmental consulting are classified in Industry 541620, Environmental Consulting Services.

The size standard associated with NAICS 611710 is $15 million which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their earnings did not exceed $15 million for each of the pay periods for the preceding completed 12 calendar months.

Total reported spending under NAICS 611710 for the period of Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) through Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) was approximately $1.8 billion. FY18 reported spending was $259 million for services under NAICS 611710. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY14 through FY18.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 611710 FY14 through FY18

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?

The Department of Education was the largest procurer of these services for the last five fiscal years (FY14 through FY18) with $364.8 million in contract spending, comprising 19% of the market for NAICS 611710. The Agency for International Development held the second spot with $323 million in contract dollars and 17% of the market. The Department of Transportation ($201 million), the Employment and Training Administration ($119.7 million), and the Federal Acquisition Service ($93.5 million) each saw over 5% market share, while the Navy ($88.6 million) saw 5% market share. The Army ($84 million), Office of Personnel Management ($76 million), Fema($69.9 million), and the Office of Asst Secretary for Health Except Nation Centers ($59.6 million) each held between 3% and 5% of the market. Together, these ten agencies accounted for 78% of the market.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY14 through FY18 for NAICS 611710

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO WINS THE CONTRACTS?

The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY14 through FY18. The first chart represents the top 10 companies that were awarded their contracts under ANY type of competition, whether it was full and open, small business set-aside, sole-sourced, etc. This list primarily consists of large businesses. The second chart, however, lists the top 10 companies that won their contracts under RESTRICTED competition. Specifically, epipeline limited this to those contracts awarded under the acquisition strategies listed below. The contract dollars represented on this second chart may not include all contract dollars for the individual contractor.

  • 8(a) Competed
  • 8(a) Small Disadvantaged (SDB) set-aside
  • 8(a) sole-source
  • SDB set-aside
  • SDB, 8(a) with HUBZone
  • Combination HUBZone and 8(a)
  • HUBZone set-aside
  • HUBZone sole-source
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside
  • SDVOSB sole-source
  • Emerging Small Business set-aside
  • Very Small Business set-aside
  • Reserved for Small Businesses ($2501 to $100,000)
  • Total Small Business set-aside

Lockheed Martin Corporation earned the top spot on the unrestricted competition list with $125 million in contract dollars and 7% market share for FY14 to FY18. Battelle Memorial Institute took the second spot with $108.9 million in contracts and 6% market share. Chemonics International Incorporated ($93.2 million) and Horizons Youth Services LLC ($93 million) also saw over $90 million in contract spending, while the Education Development Center Inc ($77 million) saw over $70 million in contract spending. Catvideo Inc ($74.8 million), Human Resources Research Organization ($72.6 million), Booz Allen Hamilton Inc ($61.9 million), Accenture LLP ($48.9 million), and International Business Machine Corporation ($42.8 million) saw between 2% and 4 % market share. Together, these ten companies comprised under half of the market, or 43%.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not be reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 611710 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY14 through FY18 - All Acquisition Strategies

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

The combined spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlined above, totaled approximately $315 million for FY14 through FY18. Catvideo Inc. held the top spot with $64.8 million in contract dollars and 21% market share; Catvideo Inc also held the sixth spot on the unrestricted competition list. Apprio Inc. took the second spot with $27 million in contract dollars and 9 % market share, and Paragon Tec Inc. took the third spot with $25.2 million in contract dollars and 8% market share. Engineering and Computer Simulations Inc. ($22.4 million), various companies($13 million), K. Parks Consulting Inc. ($12.8 million) all saw over $12 million in contract spending. MES Incorporated ($10 million), Leed Management Consulting Inc ($7 million), other various companies were awarded between ($6.7 million), $6.6 million finishing out the top ten between 2% and 3% market share each.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 611710 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY14 through FY18 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?

76 % of contract spending reported for the FY14 through FY18 timeframe under NAICS 611710 used full and open (unrestricted), aka "N/A") competition; this equated to $1.4 billion in contract dollars. Small businesses held the second largest market share (8 %) with $159 million in contract dollars. 8A-8a competed companies accounted for 4 % of the market with $4.9 million in contract spending, while 8AN-8(a) Sole Source requirements accounted for 3% of the market with $60.9 million in contract spending. Service-disabled veteran-owned businesses saw $11.4 million in contract dollars and 1% market share. 7% of requirements did not report a set-aside.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 611710 for FY14 through FY18

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHERE ARE THESE CONTRACTS PERFORMED?

These contracts are being performed across the United States with a reported spending for the FY14 through FY18 period of$259 Million.

States with no specific location had the highest total reported contract spending with $380.7 million, or 20% market share. Virginia came in second with $309 million in contract dollars and 16.4% market share, while Texas took the third spot with $174 million in contract dollars and 9% market share. DC ($164.5 million) also saw over $100 million in contract spending with 9% market share. California ($141.8 million), Maryland ($129 million), Florida ($82.8 million), Colorado($73.6 million), New Jersey ($58.3 million), and Alabama ($57 million) each held between 3% and 8% market share. Taken together, these ten states represented 83% of the market. 20% of requirements under NAICS 611710 did not report a specific location.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 611710 for FY14 through FY18

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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