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The week in govtech: the biggest tenders and awards (23/4/19)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. Every week, in partnership with data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

Tenders

The biggest tender of the week has been established by the North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative, which is launching a framework for the provision of healthcare performance analytics tools. The deadline for applications is 13 May and the framework is worth up to £20m.

Contracting Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative Healthcare Performance Analytics and Benchmarking Framework 15/4/19 13/5/19 Y £20m
The Kemnal Academies Trust Provision of ICT Strategic Partner Provision of ICT Hardware, Software and Services 18/4/19 20/5/19 N £20m
Bolton at Home Provision of IT Managed Services 19/4/19 16/5/19 N £10m
Thames Water Utilities Limited NextGen Contact Centre 17/4/19 29/4/19 Y £7.5m
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts IT Data Storage Systems 17/4/19 14/5/19 Y £5m

Prior information notices

The Post Office has unveiled plans to procure a range of services worth £600m to support the telecom services it supplies in the UK. The organisation is calling on prospective suppliers to get in touch via procurement@postoffice.co.uk by 5pm BST on 25 April.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Post Office Limited Residential Telecommunications Services 15/4/19 N £600m
Scottish Government Technology Solution for the Delivery of Scotland’s Social Security Agency Assessment Processing 19/4/19 N £7.5m
Liverpool City Council Management Information System for Liverpool Schools 18/4/19 N £1.3m
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust Electronic patient Record System for Sexual Health Services 16/4/19 N £560k
North Ayrshire Council NAC/1109 Education Software and Licences 15/4/19 Y £281k

Awards

Oracle has won one of the largest contracts of the week: a £4.2m deal to supply Newham Council with a licence to use its “Fusion” cloud services. The contract was awarded on 2 April and will last for at least five years.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Value
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Multiple Suppliers Solution Delivery Framework 5/4/19 Y £605m
NHS Digital Multiple Suppliers NHS Digital SUS+ Dev Ops 1 and 2 1/12/18 N £28m
NHS Digital Multiple Suppliers NHS Digital Spine Dev Ops 1 1/12/18 N £28m
NHS Digital Multiple Suppliers NHS Digital CIS Dev Ops 1 and 2 1/12/18 N £28m
London Borough of Newham Oracle Corporation UK Oracle Cloud Upgrade (Fusion) 2/4/19 N £4.2m