ICT Facilities Management Services Cambridge City Council

ICT Facilities Management Services Cambridge City Council

The Council wishes to establish a comprehensive contract for the support of its operational ICT environment.

UK-Leicester: computer facilities management services

2012/S 121-200875

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (see www.espo.org) on behalf of Cambridge City Council
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
Contact point(s): Ian Cunningham
LE19 1ES Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162657928
E-mail: i.cunningham@espo.org
Fax: +44 1162944399

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.espo.org

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Local Authority Services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

ICT Facilities Management Services – 3097.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UKH12

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Cambridge City Council is a district council providing services for the City of Cambridge serving a population of 122,800. These services include refuse, planning, open spaces, swimming pools, housing, environmental health, council tax and business rates collection and benefits.
The Council wishes to establish a comprehensive contract for the support of its operational ICT environment, including the following:
Helpdesk support,
Server Operational Support,
Network Support,
Database Administration,
Desktop Support (including hardware support),
Application Support and Development,
Telephone Services and PABX Operational Support,
Project Management and Consultancy,
The current contract expires at the end of June 2013.
The Council has about 1000 desktops over a wide areas network covering four main sites, and a number of smaller connections. The Council has twin SANs, and around 100 servers, of which a number are virtualised.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 14 000 000 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72514000, 72514200, 72514300

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:

To express an interest please email Ian Cunningham (quoting ESPO reference no. 3097) at i.cunningham@espo.org GO Reference: GO-2012622-PRO-4013913.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: