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Oscar Williams

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The week in govtech: the biggest tenders and awards (03/09)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive feature 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

The biggest tender of the week comes from Chester NHS trust, which is setting up a £100m single supplier framework as part of its digital transformation programme. The winning bidder will be tasked with supplying solutions as a managed service at a local level.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust National Framework Agreement for a Managed Service for the Provision of Digital Transformation Solutions 30/08/18 28/09/18 Y £100,000,000
The Police ICT Company Lot 1: Procurement of Minerva Consultancy Technical Support – Maximising existing and upcoming NicheRMS functionality 28/08/18 30/08/18 Y £30,000,000
The Police ICT Company Lot 2: Procurement of Minerva Consultancy Technical Support – Data Quality and exploitation 28/08/18 30/08/18 Y £30,000,000
Newry, Mourne & Down District Council WiFi Solution 01/09/18 12/10/18 Y £5,000,000
Fife Council Provision of Wide Area Network 29/08/18 26/09/18 N £4,675,000

Top five awards

Clarion Housing Group has appointed Tullo Marshall Warren to overhaul its suite of websites. The deal is worth £8m and was inked last month. It will run for just shy of four years.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Data Awarded Framework Award / Framework Value
Clarion Housing Group Tullo Marshall Warren Clarion Housing’s Digital Experience Strategy, Design & Implementation 20/08/18 N £8,000,000
Ministry of Defence Raytheon Systems Defence Targeting Toolset (DTT) Upkeep/Release and Support 13/06/18 N £5,400,000
Department of Finance & Personnel (Northern Ireland) Equiniti Shareview NISRA Operate Statistical Survey IT System and Support Services for Business Surveys 31/05/18 N £1,667,000
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Azeus UK Adults and Children’s Social Care Case Management System (ACSCCMS) 03/08/18 N £1,500,000
Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust CGI IT UK Provision of e-Prescribing system 28/06/18 N £1,488,340