Provision of a survey and reporting tool for the National Capabilities Survey

Provision of a survey and reporting tool for the National Capabilities Survey

Cabinet Office. Reference number: 1112/CCS/NCS

Deadline date: 15/02/2012

This deadline is for… Registration for the Supplier Forum AND submission of responses to attached market testing brief

Contract value: £20,000 Р£40,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Cabinet Office


Description of the contract

This notice pertains to a market testing exercise for a SURVEY AND REPORTING TOOL for the National Capabilities Survey (NCS). This is a biennial survey of around 1,200 Category 1 and 2 responders including the emergency services, healthcare providers, local authorities, Local Resilience Forums, government agencies etc. We anticipate the survey will have a maximum of 250 questions within at least 22 modules, although not all will be answered by all respondents. Surveys were carried out in 2006, 2008 and 2010. For clarity, we are not looking for a supplier to draft the questionnaire, identify respondents, encourage response rates, or provide reports or presentations.


Classification of the contract

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

79311000 Survey services

48517000 IT software package

72212517 IT software development services


Additional information


Who to contact

Contact name Hari Rentala

Address , SW1A 2WH


Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

See attached document for further information. Registrations for the Supplier Forum (to be held on 20 February 2012), and responses to the attached market testing brief must be received at the email address stated on this notice, no later than 15 February 2012. This notice relates to a market testing exercise, to assist the Cabinet Office in the development of its procurement strategy and specification, and does not form part of a formal procurement process. The Cabinet Office reserves the right to decide whether or not to proceed with any tendering exercise. The Cabinet Office shall have no liability for any costs incurred by suppliers in participating in this market testing exercise.