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NAICS Newsletter January 2, 2018

NAICS 561612

Security Guards and Patrol 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 Security Guards and Patrol 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 Security Guards and Patrol Services.


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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'Security Guards and Patrol Services' industry, NAICS 561612. 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 561612

WHAT IS NAICS 561612?

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing guard and patrol services, such as bodyguard, guard dog, and parking security services.

Cross References:

Establishments primarily engaged in selling, installing, monitoring, and maintaining security systems and devices, such as burglar and fire alarms and locking devices, are classified in Industry 56162, Security Systems Services.

The size standard associated with NAICS 561612 is $20.5 million (effective January 1, 2012), which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their earnings did not exceed $20.5 million for each of the pay periods for the preceding completed 12 calendar months.

Total reported spending under NAICS 561612 for the period of Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) through Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) was approximately $15.2 billion. FY17 reported spending was $3.7 billion for services under NAICS 561612. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY14 through FY18.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 561612 FY14 through FY18

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?

The State Department was the largest procurer of these services for the last five fiscal years (FY14 through FY18) with $4.3 billion in contract spending, comprising 28.6% of the market for NAICS 561612. The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Procurement Operations came in second place with $3.9 billion in contract dollars and 25.8% of the market. The U. S. Marshals Service ($1.6 billion) also saw over $1 billion in contract dollars with 10.4% market share. U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ($998 million) and the Department of Energy ($84 million) saw 6.6% and 5.6% market share, respectively. NASA ($425 million), the Army ($370 million), and the Transportation Security Administration ($362 million) each held over 2% market share, while the Federal Aviation Administration ($257 million) and U. S. Customs and Border Protection ($183 million) each saw over 1% market share. These top ten agencies accounted for almost nine-tenths, or 87.5%, of the market.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY14 through FY18 for NAICS 561612

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

Paragon Systems earned the top spot on the unrestricted competition list with $1.4 billion in contract dollars and 9.1% market share for FY14 to FY18. Inter Con Security Systems held the second spot with 6.9% market share and $1 billion in contract dollars, and Williams Scotsman took the third spot with 6.3% market share and $940 million in contract dollars. Triple Canopy ($810 million) and Aegis Defense Services ($745 million) each held over 5% of the market, while International Development Solutions ($663 million), SOC ($634 million), and Akal Security ($613 million) each saw over 4% of the market. Coastal International Security ($472 million) and MVM ($459 million) rounded out the top ten with 3.2% and 3.1% market share, respectively. Together, these ten companies comprised just over half the market, or 51.8%.

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 561612 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 $3.2 billion for FY14 through FY18. Akima Global Services held the top spot with $195 million in contract dollars and 6% market share. Chenega Security & Support Solutions saw $172 million in contract dollars and 5.3% market share. First Coast Security Solutions ($141 million) and American Eagle Protective Services ($139 million) earned 4.4% and 4.3% market share, respectively. Ahtna Support and Training Services ($117 million), The Whitestone Group ($107 million), American-Paragon Protective Services ($107 million), and Trailboss Enterprises ($101 million) saw over $100 million in contract spending each. Williams Scotsman (also third on the unrestricted competition list) and Alutiiq Diversified Services held 3% and 3.1% of the market, respectively.

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 561612 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY14 through FY18 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?

76.6% of contract spending reported for the FY14 through FY18 timeframe under NAICS 561612 used full and open (unrestricted, aka "N/A") competition; this equated to $11.6 billion in contract dollars. Small business held the second largest market share (10.4%) with $1.6 billion in contract dollars. Competitive 8(a) projects took 7.7% of the market with $1.2 billion in spending, while projects sole-sourced to 8(a) companies took 1.4% of the market with $204 million in spending. Requirements set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned businesses accounted for $165 million in contract spending and 1.1% market share. Contracts with partial small business set-asides totaled $144 million in spending and 0.95% market share. 0.8% of requirements did not report a set-aside.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 561612 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 $15.2 billion.

Washington, D.C. had the highest total reported contract spending with $1.5 billion, or 9.56% market share. Texas came in second with $1.1 billion in contract dollars and 6.95% market share. Virginia ($815 million) and California ($794 million) each saw over 5% of the market, while Maryland ($650 million) and Florida ($642 million) each saw over 4% of the market. New York ($588 million), South Carolina ($446 million), Missouri ($312 million), and Georgia ($268 million) all held between 1.7% and 3.9% market share. Taken together, these ten states represented 46.3% of the market. 31.6% of requirements under NAICS 561612 did not report a specific location.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 561612 for FY14 through FY18

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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