Procurement & Purchasing

For the public sector, there are several easy-to-use options for purchasing from Esri UK.

Crown Commercial Service Supplier

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) works with both departments and organisations across the whole of the public sector to ensure maximum value is extracted from every commercial relationship and improve the quality of service delivery. The CCS goal is to become the "go-to" place for expert commercial and procurement services. Esri UK is an approved supplier under the following CCS Frameworks: G-Cloud; Digital Outcomes & Specialists, Data & Application Solutions, Technology Online Purchasing Content and Spark. These agreements support the Government’s policy to centrally manage the procurement of common goods and services through an integrated commercial function at the heart of government. The agreements can be used by organisations across the UK public sector including central government, local government, health, education, devolved administrations, emergency services, defence and not-for-profit organisations.


G-Cloud 12 Framework - Lot 2 & Lot 3

Contract ID: RM1557
Contract Period: Present – September 2022

G-Cloud is a CCS government framework in which you pay for services as you use them, rather than being tied to inflexible, long-term contracts. You can buy these services through CloudStore. 

Esri UK are an approved suppliers for:
- Lot 2 – Cloud Software
- Lot 3 – Cloud Support

Further information regarding the G-Cloud Framework can be found here.

Digital Outcomes & Specialists

Contract ID: RM1043
Contract Period: October 2019 – January 2023

Digital Services is a dynamic style framework with the specific aim of helping the public sector buy, design, build and deliver digital services using an agile approach, by procuring the appropriate people resource to deliver agile software development. The unit of measure and focus is the project team, purchased either as individual people/role(s) or purchased as a team made up of a number and type of people/roles to design, build and deliver digital services. Digital Services is based on a core set of digital capabilities. The catalogue lists these alongside 12 digital roles at either junior or senior level.

Further information about DOS can be found

Data and Application Solutions (DAS) Framework

Framework Number: RM3821 
Contract Period: February 2019 – February 2023

DAS is a CCS government framework that helps public sector organisations to buy cloud and on-premise solutions or a combination of both under one agreement. The solutions can include software, professional services, training and maintenance. You can buy these solutions through the Government eMarketplace (online catalogue) or Further Competition.

Esri UK are an approved supplier for:
Lot 2b – Environmental and Planning – GIS services 

Further information about DAS can be found here.

Spark DPS

Framework Number: RM6094 
Contract Period: April 2019 – April 2023

Spark: the Technology Innovation Marketplace can help government and public sector to access new and emerging technology products. These emerging technology products include Internet of Things (IoT) and AI. This Dynamic Purchasing System uses a filter system of defined technology areas, to help you find relevant suppliers.

Further information about Spark can be found here.

Technology Online Purchasing Content

Contract ID: RM6147
Contract Period: November 2020 – November 2023

The Technology Online Purchase Content framework gives you a flexible route to buy a range of technology hardware and COTS software products through direct award using an online dynamic catalogue (the CCS Purchasing Platform).

For further information about this framework can be found here.