Sector Competitiveness Analysis of the UK Cyber Security Sector

Sector Competitiveness Analysis of the UK Cyber Security Sector

Contract value:£40,000 – £70,000. This analysis will make a major contribution to the work of the National Cyber Security Programme (NCSP) by identifying the key issues that will shape the future of the industry and by making recommendations as to how the UK can best respond to the competitive challenges it will face.

Reference number: PS130035BIS

Deadline date:15/03/2013

This deadline is for… The final date for the submission of completed bid responses is 11.00am on Friday 15th March 2013

Contract value:£40,000 – £70,000

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? No

Name of the buying organisation: RCUK SSC Ltd

 

Description of the contract

The Information Economy Directorate, which is part of Shareholder Executive within BIS, wishes to commission research to explore the key factors underpinning productivity and competitiveness in the UK-based cyber security industry. In particular, the Shareholder Executive need to identify those areas of the UK-based industry that are competitive in current world markets for cyber security; the representative firms in the industry and the patterns of demand; the strengths of the UK sector and barriers to growth. The Shareholder Executive are also seeking well-founded advice on what actions, if any, might be usefully taken by industry and/or Government to help enhance growth in the UK cyber security industry. This analysis will make a major contribution to the work of the National Cyber Security Programme (NCSP) by identifying the key issues that will shape the future of the industry and by making recommendations as to how the UK can best respond to the competitive challenges it will face.

 

Classification of the contract

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/04/2013 – 30/09/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Anna-Marie Booth

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address , SN2 1FF

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How to apply

The Invitation To Tender (ITT) for the following requirement: Sector Competitiveness Analysis of the UK Cyber Security Sector, Reference: PS130035BIS is attached within this notice.