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Oscar Williams

News editor

The week in public sector tech: the biggest tenders and awards (21/05)

This is the latest instalment of a weekly feature analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the top ten most valuable tenders and awards from the previous week, and take stock of which tech firms have won the biggest share of the public sector pie.

The top 10 tenders

The biggest tender of the week is the Department of Education’s £10m deal for a teachers’ pension system. The department is searching for a strategic partner to introduce and deploy a modern system without interrupting the existing service. The deadline for applications is 20 June.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Department for Education (Northern Ireland) DE Teachers’ Pension System 17/05/18 20/06/18 N £10,000,000
Scottish Government Telephony Services Dynamic Purchasing System 19/05/18 19/06/18 Y £10,000,000
Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Replacement and Upgrade of CCTV Cameras, Transmission, Control Room Equipment for RBWM 15/05/18 06/07/18 N £1,500,000
Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Hosted Finance Management and P2P Solution 17/05/18 27/06/18 N £400,000
Ipswich Borough Council Core Finance System Improvement Procurement: Transforming the Council’s Business Processes 15/05/18 29/06/18 N £400,000
Department for Employment & Learning (Northern Ireland) DfE Invest NI — Provision of Drupal Services 18/05/18 21/06/18 N £350,000
University of Hull Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system to support Health Trials within the newly established Trials Unit 17/05/18 12/06/18 N £340,000
The Money Advice Service Data Provider for PACS 16/05/18 15/06/18 N £300,000
Accent Homes Electronic Document and Records Management (EDRM) Project 17/05/18 06/07/18 N £300,000
Scottish Natural Heritage Digital Asset Management for Scottish Natural Heritage 15/05/18 19/06/18 N £200,000

The top 10 suppliers

The top 10 awards

Belfast-based Kainos Software won the biggest award of the week – an £8m contract to assist the Land Registry with the prototyping and development of digital services. It was awarded on 6 December and will last for two years.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Data Awarded Framework Award / Framework Value
NHS Wales Informatics Service Multiple Suppliers NHS Wales GMS IT Clinical System Services Framework Agreement 09/04/18 Y £70,000,000
HM Land Registry Kainos Software Agile Development Partnership 06/12/17 N £8,000,000
Ministry of Justice QA Consulting Services CCP Back End Devmt Service 3 05/02/18 N £6,000,000
Department for Work & Pensions Adzuna Universal Jobmatch 01/04/18 N £5,795,000
Department for Work & Pensions FDM Group FDM Phase 5 Graduate Development G-Cloud Contract 29/03/18 N £4,883,712
Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council Virgin Media Contract for network technologies support services 11/05/18 N £4,200,000
Ministry of Defence Inzpire Procurement of Cockpit Situational Awareness Tool (CSAT) for UK Military Helicopters 15/05/18 N £2,800,000
Ministry of Defence 1Spatial Group Gothic APS Support and Maintenance Contract 20/03/18 N £1,600,000
NHS Digital Software Box Estate Wide VC Replacements 30/04/18 N £1,000,000
HM Revenue & Customs Equal Experts London Digital Services Transition 02/04/18 N £950,000