Published date: 20 July 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 22 August 2018

Contract summary


  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

Location of contract

L3 9PP

Value of contract

£0 to £1,200,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

20 July 2018

Closing date

22 August 2018

Contract start date

1 October 2018

Contract end date

30 September 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Crown Commercial Service as the Contracting Authority is putting
in place a Pan Government Collaborative Framework Agreement
for use by UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any
future successors to these organisations), which include Central
Government Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies and
Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and
Local Authorities.
The above Public Sector Bodies have a need for a compliant
Procurement Vehicle to access digital outcomes, specialists and
supporting services.
This Framework will be a recurring Framework, the maximum
duration of any Call-Off Contract that may be placed by an eligible
Contracting Body is 12 months (with an optional extension for a
further 12 months).
This Digital Outcomes and Specialists 3 procurement will be
responded to via the Digital Marketplace (accessed
here: and
details of how to register are included in the ITT. Suppliers must
register on the Digital Marketplace as this is a new system being used by the Contracting Authority. Full instructions on how to
register are included in the ITT and suppliers must follow the
instructions to register.
Full instructions are contained in the ITT for this procurement and
details the steps that suppliers need to take to offer services on
the Digital Marketplace.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commerc


Old Hall Street
L3 9PP


Closing: 22 August 2018