Awarded to People Source Consulting Ltd

Start date: Friday 24 December 2021
Value: £230,000
Company size: SME
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy

SQL Database Specialist

5 Incomplete applications

5 SME, 0 large

8 Completed applications

8 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Published
Tuesday 7 December 2021
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 9 December 2021 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 14 December 2021 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Developer
Off-payroll (IR35) determination
Contracted out service: the off-payroll rules do not apply
Summary of the work
The candidate is required to carry out SQL Database Administration and Developer on a secure (private cloud) and help with migration and setup on Azure.
Latest start date
Friday 24 December 2021
Expected contract length
12 months, review to extend by another year after month 11 of contract
Location
London
Organisation the work is for
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
Maximum day rate
Annual contract £115k

About the work

Early market engagement
None
Who the specialist will work with
The Support 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. Using best techniques and technology to load and extract data into cloud-based virtualised MS SQL Server to and from different data sources.

2. Monitoring MS SQL servers so that they are running in the most efficient state.

3. Support others to develop their own SQL capabilities, including T-SQL and maintenance.

4. Ensure data stored in SQL server is held securely and stored efficiently.

5. Develop technology paths so other databases and software packages to access SQL Server

6. Advising users on how to get the best out of SQL databases

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
  • Previous experience of database administration of MS SQL 2016 or later - 6 points
  • Previous experience of using SQL Server Integration Services - 6 points
  • Previous experience of at least one scripting language, such as VB Script, Python, PHP or a similar language - 3 points
  • Previous experience of working with working data at "OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE" level - 6 points
  • Previous experience of working with Energy Data - 3 points
  • Previous experience of working on a Cloud Environment - 3 points
  • Previous experience of working with PostgresSQL or later - 3 points
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous experience of Linux OS, such Ubuntu 16 (or later) or anything similar - 3 points
  • Previous experience of designing web pages - 3 points
  • Previous experience of MS Excel and MS Access 2010 or later - 3 points
  • Previous experience of designing databases - 3 points

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Able to work in a small multi-skilled team (less than 10) - 6 points
  • Willing to help develop other colleagues' capability - 6 points
  • Always be willing to help users - 3 points
  • Willing to working within the existing toolset - 3 points
  • Able to communicate complex solutions in a simple manner for non-technical users - 3 points
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

40%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

40%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. 1. Is there an incumbent currently in this role?
Yes