State And Local Procurement Snapshot - Q2 2021

Published: August 05, 2021

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In Q2 2021, the state, local and education (SLED) market registered its largest ever year-over-year increase in bid volume driven by an improving economy, government stimulus for SLED entities and an unusually low base last year at this time. This broad-based result, affecting all categories and types of buyers, moves the market notably closer to pre-pandemic levels and points to continued improvement for the second half of the year.

In Q2 2021, the state, local and education (SLED) market registered its largest ever year-over-year increase in bid volume driven by an improving economy, government stimulus for SLED entities and an unusually low base last year at this time. This broad-based result, affecting all categories and types of buyers, moves the market notably closer to pre-pandemic levels and points to continued improvement for the second half of the year.

Readers of this report will:

  • Discover how the recovery from the pandemic is playing out over time, including predictions for continued growth
  • Examine where bid volumes are growing the fastest by level of government and industry
  • Understand how preferences for issuing a bid versus purchasing in other ways have been changing
  • Access a special article on expectations for IT spending, including commentary from Deltek's SLED IT market expert Chris Dixon
  • 03 Executive Summary
  • 04 Market Snapshot
  • 09 Total Project Counts Over Time
  • 10 Agency Snapshot - Historical Trends
  • 11 Quarterly Growth - Industry Ranking
  • 12 Industry Ranking by Level of Government
  • 13 Special Feature: Spotlight on Technology & Telecom
  • 18 Glossary of Industries