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The week in govtech: the biggest tenders and awards (15/10)

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

Northern Ireland’s Land and Property Service has issued the biggest award of the week: an £80m contract to deliver an IT solution for its revenues and benefits service over the next nine years.

The tender says: “It is envisaged the new solution will be responsible for, but not limited to, the assessment and collection of rates for domestic and non-domestic properties, the administration of various rate reliefs (such as Housing Benefit and Disabled Person’s allowance), managing interfaces with internal and external applications of LPS (such as the Enforcement of Judgments Office), assist with the setting of district and regional rates and other associated services.”

Businesses have until 15 November to apply.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Land and Property Services DoF, LPS — Nova Programme — Revenues and Benefits Delivery Partner Contract 10/10/18 15/11/18 N £80,000,000
Leicester City Council Microsoft DTA Subscription Agreement – LAR /LSP Enterprise Software Advisor 09/10/18 08/11/18 N £21,000,000
Ministry of Defence Project KOPPLA 08/10/18 17/10/18 N £11,000,000
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Tender for Citrix Licencing 12/10/18 15/11/18 N £1,500,000
Manchester City Council Provision of SAP Support and Maintenance 11/10/18 12/11/18 N £1,300,000

Top five awards

CSC Computer Sciences Limited, also known as DXC Technology, has won a £126m contract to supply the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with with end user services. The award was made back in June and will run for just shy of seven years.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Award / Framework Value
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs CSC Computer Sciences Limited End User Environment Services 26/06/18 N £125,900,000
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Fortrus Limited National Framework Agreement for a Managed Service for the Provision of Digital Transformation Solutions 05/10/18 Y £100,000,000
Department for Education CDW Limited Cloud Compute Services. Azure Windows Virtual Machines / VMs 29/06/18 N £25,745,941
The Police ICT Company Multiple Suppliers Covert Management System National Framework 31/05/17 Y £8,000,000
Police & Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire Saab AB Traffic Management Command and Control System 17/09/18 N £5,465,126