This is the latest instalment in an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the top five 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.
Top five tenders
It’s a huge week for govtech tenders, with the top two contracts alone worth £750m. The first, valued at £500m, is a framework for procuring the technology required for hospitals to access patient records through the Health and Social Care Network. The second is a £250m framework for a single supplier to provide IT services across two NHS trusts in Cambridgeshire.
|Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|Crown Commercial Service||Health and Social Care (HSCN) Access Services Contract Notice||26/09/18||22/05/20||Y||£500,000,000|
|East Of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub||The Provision of ICT Services for Cambridgeshire NHS trusts||24/09/18||25/10/18||Y||£250,000,000|
|Network Rail Infrastructure Limited||NRT Frameworks; Telecoms Design and Network Integration Support Services||26/09/18||31/10/18||Y||£40,000,000|
|Belfast City Council||Belfast Local Full Fibre Network Programme — Anchor Tenancy||28/09/18||31/10/18||N||£25,000,000|
|Ministry of Defence||Codification Information Services||24/09/18||05/07/19||N||£12,000,000|
Top five awards
Organised Computer Systems has won the biggest award of the week: a £20m contract to supply the Nursing and Midwifery Council with cloud-based data centre services. It was awarded in April and last nearly two years.
|Contracting Authority||Supplier||Contract Title||Date Awarded||Framework||Award / Framework Value|
|Nursing & Midwifery Council||Organised Computer Systems Limited||Outsourced Cloud Based Datacentre Services||14/04/18||N||£20,040,000|
|Merseytravel||Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH||Merseytravel Train Connectivity and Information System (TCIS) Project||19/09/18||N||£20,030,000|
|NHS Business Services Authority||Multiple suppliers||Electronic Assistive Technology Products||08/07/18||Y||£20,000,000|
|Home Office||Worldreach Software Competition||EU Settlement CC Service Operations and Support||11/09/18||N||£18,000,000|
|Foreign & Commonwealth Office||Accenture (UK) Limited||Implementation partner for Atlas Programme||20/09/18||N||£15,270,588|