Guidance on procurement frameworks that can be used as a part of delivering online public services.
This catalogue lists procurement frameworks let by the Scottish Government and the Crown Commercial Service that may be useful when delivering public services online. Frameworks will be added, updated and removed over time in order to reflect changes.
For more detailed information on the Scottish government frameworks listed, you should refer to: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Procurement/directory.
For more detailed information on the Crown commercial Services framework you should refer to: http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/.
This framework covers a range of data hosting services including co-location, private cloud, public cloud and community cloud. This allows organisations the option of having data stored by an external party as an alternative to storage on an internal infrastructure.
The following services are in scope and available through the Framework:
Start date: 21 May 2015 End date: 20 May 2018
The DATS framework commenced on 13 May 2015 for an initial two year period with options to extend for a further two periods of one year and is available to all Scottish public bodies.
The framework is a multi-supplier agreement. Organisations can use the framework to run Mini-competitions or a Direct Award option for contracts awarded via the framework.
Covers a wide range of services including (but not limited to):
Start Date: 13 May 2015 End Date: 12 May 2018
The framework includes maintenance of the following:
Start Date: 24 June 15 End Date: 23 June 18
The project to deliver the ADDS framework is currently in progress and we estimate award in June 2016. The framework shall be a multi-supplier agreement.
The services that will be delivered under the Framework Agreement are:
Start Date: 1 August 2016 End Date: 31 July 2018
The Corporate Software Solutions framework has been developed as a pan-government agreement in association with strategic partners from central government, the wider public sector and Pro5 buying organisations. It provides a procurement vehicle for customers to access a specialist supply base for complex business needs based on common software products.
Under the agreement suppliers are able to provide Enterprise applications software and related services to include design, development, installation and commissioning of systems; ongoing support, training, enhancement and maintenance and some related business process support services. Solutions do not need to be completely new and could be a customisation of existing software to fit requirements.
Start Date: 06/10/2014 End Date: 05/10/2017
This is a single supplier agreement under which central government and the wider public sector customers can call-off data centre co-location services.
Call-off agreements can commence at any time until 15 March 2019. The initial term of a call-off agreement may be up to 5 years with the option to extend twice, in each case for up to 1 year.
The supplier is Crown Hosting Data Centres Ltd (a Joint Venture between the government and Ark Data Centres Ltd).
Key elements of the service are:
Start Date: 16/03/2015 End Date: 15/03/2019
This agreement provides access to direct support and maintenance for Enterprise Application Software. All suppliers can support customisation and provide support independently of normal product lifecycles (for example provide continued support to legacy systems).
Services include but are not limited to:
There are 20 suppliers in total ranging from multi-national to SME organisations, providing services through four lots:
Start Date: 26/08/2014 End Date: 25/08/2017
The G-Cloud framework allows you to choose and purchase cloud services covering infrastructure, platform, software and specialist cloud services. The framework is for commodity based, pay-as-you go cloud services across four lots:
Lot 4 is for services outside of the three traditional ‘as a service’ (aaS) areas to support customers transitioning to cloud services.
Start Date: 29/07/2016 End Date: 28/07/2017
This agreement has been developed in collaboration with the Government Digital Service (GDS). It is an enabler for public sector organisations to take significant steps towards the “Digital by Default” agenda. Its primary purpose is to provide technology services to central government, local authorities and NHS trusts.
The agreement provides access to specialist suppliers who can provide the services under individual lots, as well as suppliers who can provide multiple services across a number of lots facilitated by means of a collaboration agreement.
You can place call-off contracts via a further competition by providing suppliers with the details of your requirement and each supplier will submit a priced solution against those requirements.
Small businesses have been encouraged to participate by disaggregating the services and offering them in separate lots.
The agreement is divided into 11 lots:
Start Date: 27/05/2015 End Date: 27/05/2017
Provides access to managed email services for public sector organisations.
Start Date: 29/08/2014 End Date: 28/08/2017
Provides services including a digital outcome, e.g. a beta of an NHS appointment booking system; digital specialists, e.g.a product manager or developers; user research studios; user research participants.
Start Date: 24/02/2017 End Date: TBC
The scope of the Framework Agreement is for the provision of traditional telephony services, described in brief as: voice calls, line provision and line rental
Start Date: 27 June 14 End Date: 26 June 17
The scope of the Framework Agreement is for the provision of network enablement services described in brief as: network audits; designs and solutions
Start Date: 31 October 14 End Date: 30 October 17
The aim of the Digital Conferencing Services framework is to maximise efficiency and collaboration enabling Scottish public sector organisations to work collaboratively and more efficiently with their stakeholders, making full use of the opportunities that technology provides to support this. The service will support the development of a collaborative environment of communications, where organisations can take advantage of a range of services from basic audio conferencing calls through to more advanced webcasting. The range of solutions available should ensure ease of access for participants from any device (including mobile) and compatibility with existing equipment, systems and services.
The Digital Conferencing Service includes:
Start Date: 1 September 2016 End Date: 31 August 2018
Start Date: 14 February 14 End Date: 13 February 23
The Network Services agreement provides customers with access to networks and telecommunications services, including PSN compliant services. It provides savings, choice and flexibility for all publicly funded organisations; whilst ensuring compliance with the wider government technology strategy through our ongoing engagement with the Government Digital Service (GDS).
It provides access to specialist suppliers who can deliver the services under the 10 individual lots, as well as suppliers who can provide multiple services across a number of lots. The ability to appoint an agent to procure on your behalf, from this agreement, provides additional flexibility for complex requirements.
Start Date: 27/07/2015 End Date: 26/07/2017
Single supplier providing a range of laptop devices, accessories and associated services.
Start date: 16 November 15 End date: 15 November 17
Single supplier providing a range of desktop PCs and Monitors, and all associated services.
Start date: 1 January 2016 End date: 31 December 17
Single supplier providing a range of Thin Client Devices and Operating Systems, accessories and associated services.
Start date: 30 November 15 End date: 29 November 17
Single supplier providing a range of Chromebooks, Apple devices, accessories and associated services.
Start date: 30 November 15 End date: 29 November 17
Scottish Procurement awarded a single supplier National Framework for IT Peripherals on 1 August 2014, with deliveries to framework public bodies commencing on 1 November 2014.
This list above is not exhaustive and provides an example of the products available through the framework.
All services associated with the deployment of the product groups detailed above are considered within scope of this framework.
Start date: 1 August 2014 End date: 31 July 2017 (with the option to extend for 1 further 12 month periods)
A single supplier framework for the provision of desktop client devices and associated services.
All services associated with the deployment of desktop client devices, together with a range of upgrades, downgrades and accessories.
Start Date: 20th June 2016 End Date: 19th June 2018
Start Date: 3 June 13 End Date: 2 June 17
Technology Products provides a commercial route to market for all ICT product and solution requirements for both central government and wider public sector organisations, comprising of four lots.
Start Date: 17/11/2014 End Date: 16/11/2016
This agreement provides customers with the capability to obtain ICT goods and services tailored for the specific needs of a diverse range of educational establishments.
The framework covers the full range of ICT goods, services and solutions operated by educational institutions including design, specification, supply, integration, implementation and testing, training, and support and maintenance (either all together as a packaged solution or in any combination required by customers).
Start Date: 27/04/2015 End Date: 26/04/2017
This agreement has been developed in conjunction with local authorities, the Local Government Association and Pro5 to establish a route to market for the acquisition of software and related services to enable local authorities within the UK to deliver services to their citizens, such as revenue and benefits collection and payments and delivery of statutory functions such as social care, planning, environmental and building control, and provision of social housing.
Under the agreement suppliers are able to provide software and related services to include design, development, installation and commissioning of systems; ongoing support and maintenance; and some related business process services.
There are 11 lots:
Start Date: 05/08/2014 End Date: 03/08/2017
Temporary and Interim Staff
Start Date: 13 April 15 End Date: 12 April 18
Start Date: 19 June 13 End Date: 18 June 17