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…
The biggest tender of the week comes from the East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit, which has unveiled plans for a framework for IT training services. The deadline for applications is 12 May and the framework is worth £50m.
|Contracting Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit||IT Training Programme Framework||10/4/19||12/5/19||Y||£50m|
|Greater Manchester Combined Authority||Greater Manchester Local Full Fibre Network Programme||12/4/19||12/5/19||Y||£33m|
|Ministry of Defence||P3M Release 4 Delivery Partner||8/4/19||6/5/19||N||£20m|
|De Montfort University||Research Administration, Process and Systems (RAPS) Solution||11/4/19||8/5/19||N||£15m|
|Severn Trent PLC||Provision of Cloud Services||10/4/19||5/6/19||Y||£13.5m|
Prior information notices
The National Procurement Service has launched a scoping exercise for the second generation of the Welsh IT products and services framework. The agreement will enable Wales organisations to buy a range of tech from a list of approved vendors.
|Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|National Procurement Service – Wales||All-Wales IT Products and Services Agreement||11/4/19||–||Y||£200m|
|NHS North of England CSU||Child Health Information Services||8/4/19||5/5/19||N||–|
|NHS National Services Scotland||Forensic Medical Services PIN||9/4/19||–||N||–|
|Financial Conduct Authority||Provision of an Intelligence Management Solution||10/4/19||–||N||–|
|Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (NI)||NICS Cloud Computing The Way Forward Market Engagement Exercise 2019||10/4/19||–||N||–|
British software firm Timnexus has won one of the largest contracts of the week: a £7.8m deal to provide the Ministry of Defence with a solution to manage issues which could affect the “airworthiness” of aircraft. The work began at the start of April and will run through to the end of March 2021.
|Contracting Authority||Supplier||Contract Title||Date Awarded||Framework||Value|
|British Broadcasting Corporation||Multiple Suppliers||Systems Integrator||25/2/19||Y||£60m|
|Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust||Multiple Suppliers||National Framework Agreement for GDPR compliant IT disposal and secure data destruction||28/2/19||Y||£50m|
|Ministry of Defence||Timnexus||DES Airworthiness Issues Management System (AIMS)||14/2/19||N||£7.8m|
|Welsh Government||Wales Co-operative Centre||Provision of Digital Inclusion and Health Programme||19/3/19||N||£5m|
|Sutton and East Surrey Water PLC||Echo Managed Services||Billing and CRM Solution||29/3/19||N||£4.8m|