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NAICS Newsletter July 13, 2015

NAICS 561110

Office Administrative 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 Office Administrative 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 Office Administrative Services.

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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'Office Administrative Services' industry, NAICS 561110. 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 four fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY11 through FY15 for NAICS 561110


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing a range of day-to-day office administrative services, such as financial planning; billing and recordkeeping; personnel; and physical distribution and logistics for others on a contract or fee basis. These establishments do not provide operating staff to carry out the complete operations of a business.

Cross References:

Holding the securities or financial assets of companies and enterprises for the purpose of controlling them and influencing their management decisions--are classified in U.S. Industry 551111, Offices of Bank Holding Companies or U.S. Industry 551112, Offices of Other Holding Companies;

Administering, overseeing, and managing other establishments of the company or enterprise (except government establishments)--are classified in U.S. Industry 551114, Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices;

Providing computer facilities management--are classified in U.S. Industry 541513, Computer Facilities Management Services;

Providing construction management--are classified in Sector 23, Construction, by type of construction project managed;

Providing farm management--are classified in U.S. Industry 115116, Farm Management Services;

Managing real property for others--are classified in Industry 53131, Real Estate Property Managers;

Providing food services management at institutional, governmental, commercial, or industrial locations--are classified in Industry 722310, Food Service Contractors;

Providing management advice without day-to-day management--are classified in Industry 54161, Management Consulting Services;

Providing both management and operating staff for the complete operation of a client's business, such as a hotel, restaurant, mine site, or hospital--are classified according to the industry of the establishment operated; and

Providing only one of the support services (e.g., accounting services) that establishments in this industry provide--are classified in the appropriate industry according to the service provided.

The size standard associated with NAICS 561110 is $7.5 million (effective January 1, 2012), which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their average earnings do not exceed $7.5 million for each of the pay periods for the preceding completed 12 calendar months.

Total reported spending under NAICS 561110 for the period of Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) through Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) was $4.2 billion. Current FY15 reported spending is $289 million for services under NAICS 561110. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY11 through FY15.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 561110 FY11 through FY15

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was the largest procurer of these services for the last five fiscal years (FY11 through FY15) with $728 million in contract spending, comprising 17.38% of the market for NAICS 561110. The Army took the second spot with 15 % market share and $628.9 million in contract dollars. The State Department ($510.6 million, 12.19 % market share), Air Force ($395.6 million, 9.45 % market share), and NASA ($375.8 million, 8.97 % market share) each spent over $300 million. The Department of Energy ($160 million), the Navy ($140.1 million), and the NIH ($123.4 million) each reported between 2.95% and 3.82% market share. Office of Policy, Budget, and Administration ($91.6 million) and Veterans Affairs ($85 million) rounded out the top ten. Overall, the top ten agencies represented 77 % of the market.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY11 through FY15 for NAICS 561110

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY11 through FY15. 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

SI International. achieved the top spot on the unrestricted competition list with $225.6 million in contract dollars and 6.12 % market share for FY11 to FY15. Longview-Fedconsulting JV took the second spot with $223.3 million in contract spending and 6.05 % market share, and Alutiiq took the third spot with $186.9 million in contract spending and 5.07 % market share. $170 million (4.6% market share) went to Combat Support Associates. Rounding out the top five, GTSI Corporation, posted $169 million in contract dollars and 4.58 % market share. In the bottom half of the top ten, Veterans Enterprise Technology Solutions ($132 million), Al Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS), Inc. ($127.8 million), American Society for Engineering Education, ($100.9 million), Summit Technical Solutions ($91.3 million), and Smart Global Solutions JV ($91 million) each earned between 2.47 % and 4.58% market share. Together, the top ten spots comprised over 41.16% of the market.

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 561110 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY11 through FY15 - All Acquisition Strategies

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

The combined spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlined above, totaled over $2 billion for FY11 through FY15. Five of the top ten small businesses, Longview-Fedconsulting JV. ($223 million), Veterans Enterprise Technology Solutions, ($132 million), Summit Technical Solutions, ($91.3 million), Smart Global Solutions JV ($91 million), and Miracle Systems ($86.6 million). Alutiiq earned $77.7 million in contract dollars with 3.7% market share. Sava Workforce Solutions ($52.2 million) and The Henderson Group Unlimited ($47.4 million) both reported over 2% market share, with 2.48 % and 2.25%, respectively. Allied Technical Services Group ($46.6 million) and Beacon Associates ($42.8 million) finished up the top ten with 2.22% and 2.03 % market share.

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 561110 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY11 through FY15 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


44.05% of contract spending reported for the FY11 through FY5 timeframe under NAICS 561110 used full and open (unrestricted, aka "N/A") competition; this equated to $1.8 billion in contract dollars. Competitive 8(a) requirements accounted for 19.46% of the market and $814.95 million in spending. Service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses took 15.69% of the market with $657 million in contract dollars, while 8(a) Sole Source requirements took 12.15 % of the market with $508.8 million contract dollars. Small Business Set-Asides ($206 million) were the fifth largest sector, and HUB-Zone businesses ($109.36 million) were the sixth largest. All other strategies accounted for slightly over 1 % of the marketplace.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 561110 for FY11 through FY15

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


These contracts are being performed across the United States with a reported spending for the FY11 through FY15 period of $150 million.

The state with the highest total of reported contract spending was Virginia with $1 billion, or 25.63% market share. The District of Columbia was a close second with $628 million in contract dollars and 15 % market share. Vermont (5.24 % market share) was the only other state to see over $200 million in contract dollars with $219.3 million. Rounding out the top five, Texas ($185.7million) and Maryland ($185.5 million) reported 4.43 % market share. Mississippi (4.18% market share) also saw over $175 million in contract dollars with $175.12 million. Nebraska ($143.8 million), Missouri ($132.99 million), California($93.8 million) each reported between 2.24% and 3.43% market share. Together, the top 10 states represented over 80 %, of the market; over 14 % of requirements under NAICS 561110, did not report a specific location.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 561110 for FY11 through January 2011

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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