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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-LONDON: 101808 Quantifying the Data Skills Gap
1. Title: GB-LONDON: 101808 Quantifying the Data Skills Gap
2. Awarding Authority:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7211 6000, Email:, URL:
Contact: DCMS Commercial, Attn: DCMS Commercial
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Research and development services.

4. Description: Research services. The Digital Skills and Inclusion Team within DCMS is looking for a Supplier to conduct a robust quantitative assessment of the data skills gap in the UK. The Supplier will lead on a comprehensive review of the data skills gap, gathering and assessing the existing evidence in this area and bringing together key stakeholders as appropriate to establish a robust definition and quantitative measure of the size of the UK data skills gap, where possible also reporting on this at regional level. The assessment will use to address the following questions.

¿Defining the data skills gap:
¿Measuring the data skills gap:
¿Key drivers and areas of future demand for data skills:
¿Shelf-life of the reported data skills gap
5. CPV Codes:
73110000 - Research services.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: 101808
9. Awarded to:

Opinium Research LLP
National ID: OC331181, 24A St John Street, London, EC1M 4AY, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2075667431, Email:
Contact: Mr Adam Wilson, Attn: Mr Adam Wilson
Value Cost: 57,600
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 29/01/2020
11. Number of Tenders Received: 3
12. Other Information:
Other Information: Tenders must be submitted via the Delta e-sourcing portal to be received no later than 15:00hrs (GMT), 13th January 2020 (the deadline for receipt of Tender Responses). Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
The budget for this project is in the range of £45,000 to £60,000 exclusive of VAT. Please note that, while not the only criteria, pricing is a key element of our evaluation criteria.
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 03/02/2020
Period of Work End date: 15/05/2020

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