Scottish Government Digital Technology Services Dynamic Purchasing System – Extension

Scottish Government Digital Technology Services Dynamic Purchasing System – Extension

Digital Technology Projects – Lot No: 1. Digital Technology Resources – Lot No: 2. Cyber Security Services – Lot No: 3.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 237-586945

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: 5 Atlantic Quay
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: G2 8LU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Alasdair Rowan
E-mail: Alasdair.Rowan@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 1412420207
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Digital Technology Services Dynamic Purchasing System — Extension

 

Reference number: SP – 18 – 26

II.1.2)Main CPV code

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

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The authority is extending its collaborative digital technology services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for a further 24 months until the 10 February 2023.

The DPS will remain open for new suppliers to apply to join. Existing suppliers that have already successfully joined the DPS do not need to re-apply. Full details can be found on the previous contract notice issued on 19 December 2018, see below:

OJEU Number: 2018/S 140-320585

Reference Number/Notice ID: DEC340437

OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000566026

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=DEC340437

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Digital Technology Projects

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72224000 Project management consultancy services
72230000 Custom software development services
72232000 Development of transaction processing and custom software
72260000 Software-related services
72211000 Programming services of systems and user software
72243000 Programming services
72300000 Data services
72400000 Internet services
72500000 Computer-related services
72590000 Computer-related professional services
72600000 Computer support and consultancy services
72800000 Computer audit and testing services
48800000 Information systems and servers
48200000 Networking, Internet and intranet software package
48900000 Miscellaneous software package and computer systems
48730000 Security software package
48731000 File security software package
48732000 Data security software package

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Full details of the requirements for the lots can be found on the previous contract notice which was issued on 19 of December 2018, details as follows:

OJEU Number: 2018/S 140-320585

Reference Number/Notice ID: DEC340437

OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000566026

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=DEC340437

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical weighting / Weighting: 40 – 80 %
Cost criterion – Name: Price weighting / Weighting: 20 – 60 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This DPS may be further extended in line with Public Contract Scotland Regulations 2015 with a formal extension notice published from this site.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 100

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Economics operators may be excluded from this DPS if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulations 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) 2015.

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Digital Technology Resources

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Full details of the requirements for the lots can be found on the previous Contract Notice which was issued on 19 of December 2018, details as follows:

OJEU Number: 2018/S 140-320585

Reference Number/Notice ID: DEC340437

OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000566026

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=DEC340437

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical weighting / Weighting: 40 – 80 %
Cost criterion – Name: Price weighting / Weighting: 20 – 60 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This DPS may be further extended in line with Public Contract Scotland Regulations 2015 with a formal extension notice published from this site.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 100

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this DPS if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cyber Security Services

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Full details of the requirements for the Lots can be found on the previous contract notice which was issued on 19 of December 2018, details as follows:

OJEU Number: 2018/S 140-320585

Reference Number/Notice ID: DEC340437

OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000566026

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=DEC340437

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical weighting / Weighting: 40 – 80 %
Cost criterion – Name: Price weighting / Weighting: 20 – 60 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract is subject to renewal: this DPS may be further extended in line with Public Contract Scotland Regulations 2015 with a formal extension notice published from this site.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 50

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this DPS if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

 

Potential participants from the UK will be required to provide their tax reference numbers: i.e. Value Added Tax registration number, PAYE collection reference and corporation tax or self-assessment reference, as applicable. Please enter this number in section 2A question 2A.2 and 3 of the ESPD.

Overseas and non-UK potential participants will be required to submit a certificate of tax compliance obtained from the country in which they are a resident for tax purposes.

The authority will have the right to request evidence that entry criteria is still valid at any point during the life of the Dynamic Purchasing System with evidence to be provided via an updated ESPD to the authority within 5 working days of request being issued.

It is a requirement of this DPS that suppliers hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance as a minimum indicated below;

Public liability insurance of minimum GBP 1 million.

Employers liability insurance of minimum GBP 5 million.

Professional indemnity insurance of minimum GBP 1 million.

The Dynamic Purchasing System will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, Councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Ltd, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the membership database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Criteria for each lot is presented in the description area for each individual lot.

 

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

There will be an ongoing requirement to provide management information on the call-off contracts awarded through the DPS.

 

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 140-320585

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/02/2023
Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 10/02/2023

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 24 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

 

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

December 2022

 

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Please note there is a technical envelope within PCS-T regarding both Fair Work and Cyber Security. Your responses are required for information purposes only and are not part of the selection criteria. Applications will not be accepted via the PCS-T system unless you complete this Envelope.

The system for establishing and on-boarding suppliers to the DPS will operate fully electronically using the PCS-Tender system Project_Code 12270

Organisations who use the DPS for call-offs will issue them electronically. Many organisations use PCS-Tender, however for those organisations who do not use PCS-Tender, alternative electronic routes may also be used and are acceptable. We envisage the value of call-off contracts to range from thousands to multi millions however no form of volume guarantee has been granted by the authority.

All participants awarded a place on a Lot on the DPS will be invited to all contract opportunities within the lot. Award criteria will be based on best price-quality ratio (see sect II.2.5 of this OJEU for ranges) which will be formulated more precisely at call-off and may incorporate mandatory minimum requirements bidders have to achieve.

Participants should be aware there is not a requirement to bid for all lots or provide all services under each lot.

Digital First Service Standard – https://resources.mygov.scot/standards/digital-first/

Scotland’s Digital Future: High Level Operating Framework – http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0048/00482416.pdf

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The project code is 12270. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The Scottish Government is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the people of Scotland, in order to create a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth.

(SC Ref:637002)

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Sheriff Court
Postal address: 27 Chambers St
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: edinburgh@scotcourts.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1312252525
Internet address: https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/the-courts/court-locations/edinburgh-sheriff-court-and-justice-of-the-peace-court

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/12/2020