Awarded to G33K Ltd

Start date: Monday 2 August 2021
Value: £215,000
Company size: SME
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy

Private Cloud and Azure Infrastructure Specialist for Analytical Platform

11 Incomplete applications

10 SME, 1 large

9 Completed applications

9 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Friday 9 July 2021
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 13 July 2021 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 16 July 2021 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Technical Architect
Off-payroll (IR35) determination
Contracted out service: the off-payroll rules do not apply
Summary of the work
Opportunity to work on a Cloud Analytical platform and help build and improve its functionality, robustness and future proof its capability.
Latest start date
Monday 2 August 2021
Expected contract length
Initial contract until March 2022 and the review to extend to a further year.
Organisation the work is for
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
Maximum day rate
Our maximum day rate £600.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The team is embedded with the Analytical community and serves other external departments, but all users are Analysts (Statisticians, Economists, Operational Researchers and Social Researchers).
What the specialist will work on
1. Assess the organisation Analytical platform to provide and advise on the areas to strengthen and is for purpose.

2. To develop functionality and services on incoming Azure cloud offering to help meet growing and future needs.

3. Migrating services, data and software from private cloud environment to Azure platform.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Westminster, London.
Working arrangements
Hybrid working, London Office and working from home.
Security clearance
Willing to undergo Security Clearance (SC)

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Have minimum 3 years demonstrable experience in working in an Azure cloud environment - 12 points
  • Have minimum 7 years experience working in technology - 9 points
  • Evidence of migrating, application and data from on premise environment to a cloud environment - 12 points
  • Experience of working with a Microsoft Windows Server environment (any version) - 9 points
  • Experience of working with an Ubuntu Linux Server environment (any version) - 9 points
  • Have experience of working with sensitive and secure data (commercial or personal) - 12 points
  • Have experience of building infrastructure as code - 9 points)
  • Have minimum 3 years demonstrable experience in working in a Private cloud environment - 12 points
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Ubuntu Bash scripting – 9 points.
  • Powershell scripting – 9 points
  • SQL query writing/debugging – 6 points
  • SQL stored procedure writing/debugging – 6 points
  • Deploying live web applications – 6 points
  • PHP or R scripting – 9 points

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Able to work in a small multi-skilled team (less than 10) - 9 points
  • Willing to help develop other colleagues' capability - 9 points
  • Able to communicate complex solutions in a simple manner for non-technical users - 9 points
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a incumbent ?