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
Manchester Airport is embarking on a £1bn transformation programme to add capacity for an extra 20 million passengers a year. Executives have now also committed to overhauling the airport’s IT. A tender published last week reveals the airport, the biggest outside of London, has created a £19m framework for the provision of its IT services. Firms have until 27 July to apply.
|Authority||Contract Title||Date Published||Bid Deadline||Framework||Tender Value (High)|
|Thames Water Utilities||SAP Software Support and Maintenance||19/06/18||02/07/18||Y||£24,000,000|
|Manchester Airport||IT Infrastructure Transformation Programme||20/06/18||27/07/18||Y||£19,000,000|
|Visit Scotland||Provision of a Destination Management System (DMS)||20/06/18||24/07/18||N||£1,360,000|
|Trinity House||Services associated with the provision of a new finance system||20/06/18||31/07/18||N||£1,200,000|
|Oasis Academy South Bank||Provision and Support of a Management Information System||22/06/18||08/08/18||N||£800,000|
Top 10 suppliers
Top five awards
In December, Capita IT Services won a £30m contract to manage the provision of new IT to more than 30 schools in the Ormiston Academies Trust. The deal was struck shortly before its parent company, Capita, issued a profit warning in January. Oliver Dowden, Cabinet Office minister, told the House of Commons in April that Capita had not won a single central government contract since the warning was issued.
|Contracting Authority||Supplier||Contract Title||Data Awarded||Framework||Award / Framework Value|
|NHS National Services Scotland||Softcat||Software Value Added Re-seller||21/06/18||Y||£160,000,000|
|Ormiston Academies Trust||Capita IT Services||ICT Services Provision Framework||11/12/17||Y||£30,000,000|
|Leeds City Council||CDW||Leeds City ICT Goods Supply, Maintenance, Disposal and Services Framework||18/06/18||Y||£30,000,000|
|Ministry of Justice||IBM||IBM enterprise licence agreement||31/10/18||N||£13,225,000|
|Ministry of Defence||Prolinx||MoD Connected PaaS (MCP)||01/06/18||N||£9,700,000|