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…
Top five tenders
The Ministry of Defence has issued one of the biggest notices of the week: a £60m tender for an inventory management service. The tender page is light on detail, but registered suppliers can access more information here. Businesses have until 12 September to apply.
|Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|SSE Services PLC||Infrastructure Operations and Support Services||12/2/19||22/2/19||N||£150m|
|Ministry of Defence||Base Inventory Management Information Service (BIM IS)||11/2/19||11/9/19||N||£60m|
|North Yorkshire County Council||North Yorkshire Local Full Fibre Network Project||15/2/19||18/3/19||N||£50m|
|Yorkshire Water Services Limited||Telemetry Real-Time Services||13/2/19||14/3/19||Y||£5m|
|NHS Wales – Shared Services Partnership||Once for Wales Concerns Management System||14/2/19||14/3/19||Y||£4.4m|
Prior Information Notices
This week’s biggest PIN comes from Transport for London, which is looking to establish a framework to cover services from resellers specialising in hardware, software and cloud computing services, such as consulting and support maintenance. The framework could be worth up to £160m.
|Contracting Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Framework||Value|
|Transport for London||Reseller and Associated Services Framework Agreement||15/2/19||Y||£160m|
|Student Loans Company Ltd||Assistive Technology Equipment and Training||15/2/19||Y||£100m|
|South West Police Procurement||Regional Framework for a Police Records Management System||12/2/19||Y||£50m|
Top five awards
CAE Technology Services has landed one of the single biggest deals of the week: a £10m contract to supply the University of Birmingham with a unified communications telephony system. The deal was inked at the end of last year and will run for five years.
|Contracting Authority||Supplier||Contract Title||Date Awarded||Framework||Value|
|Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||Fortrus Limited||Managed Service for Digital Transformation Solutions Framework||16/1/19||Y||£10bn|
|Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation||Multiple Suppliers||eProcurement Solutions||15/1/19||Y||£20m|
|University of Birmingham||CAE Technology Services Limited||Contract for the Supply and/or Installation of a Unified Communications Telephony System||1/11/18||N||£10m|
|Ministry of Defence||Thales UK Limited||Network Management System (JNMS) Fixed and Deployable||3/12/18||N||£5.4m|
|Department for Education||Parity Solutions Limited||Funding and Contracting Service (FCS)||31/1/19||N||£4.5m|