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The week in govtech: the biggest tenders and awards (26/2/19)

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…

Top five tenders

The Post Office has published one of the most valuable notices of the week: a £90m tender for a prepaid card solution to support budgeting and bill payments. “The solution is primarily intended to target the under-banked and financially excluded and end users struggling with or wanting to take control of their budgeting,” the notice states. Prospective suppliers have until 22 March to apply.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Post Office Limited Prepaid Card Solution to Support Budgeting and Bill Payments 20/2/19 22/3/19 N £90m
Southern Water Services Ltd IT Software and Hardware Reseller Framework 20/2/19 4/3/19 Y £60m
Bank of England Development, Data, Analytics and Modelling and Early Career Engagement Framework Tender 21/1/19 25/3/19 Y £22m
Southern Water Services Mobile Telephony 18/2/19 28/2/19 Y £6m
Warwickshire County Council Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire (CSW) Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) Project 18/2/19 22/3/19 N £5.7m

Prior Information Notices

This week’s biggest PIN comes from Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation, which is looking to establish a framework for IT connectivity services, such as broadband, internet security and cloud computing, for the education market. The framework will be worth up to £150m.

Contracting Authority Contract Title Date Published Framework Value
Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation ICT Services for Education 19/2/19 Y £150m
Rutland County Council Rutland County Council’s Tender for Provision of Full Fibre (Gigabit Capable) Network Upgrades to Public Sector Buildings in Rutland 19/2/19 N £2m
Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales Contract for the Provision of Vehicle and Human Telematics 19/2/19 N N/A

Top five awards

Fujitsu Services has landed one of the biggest deals of the week: an £8.9m contract to supply Thames Valley Police with a managed service for end user devices. The deal was inked last autumn and will run for five years.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Value
Yorkshire & Humber Police Procurement Trackyou Ltd Collaborative Framework for Vehicle Data Recorder (Telematics) System 14/7/18 Y £20m
Thames Valley Police Fujitsu Services Holdings PLC Managed Service for End User Devices and Infrastructure Services 3/9/18 N £8.9m
Highways England Oracle Corporation UK Limited ERP/HCM/CX/SWP licenses 15/2/19 N £6.3m
London Borough of Havering Oracle Corporation UK Limited Oracle Cloud Upgrade (Fusion) 15/2/19 N £4.3m
Shropshire Council Trustmarque Solutions Limited GB-Shrewsbury: RMCI 029 – Microsoft Enterprise Agreement 1/2/19 Y £2.8m