UK-London: Software package and information systems.

UK-London: Software package and information systems.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2070660911, Email:
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Request for Information for the Provision of a Market Surveillance Solution
Reference number: CON-21-080
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short description:
The FCA is undertaking this RFI as an Information Gathering exercise for the Provision of a Market Surveillance Solution.
II.1.5) Estimated total value: Not Provided
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The FCA is planning to refresh its Market Surveillance capability and is looking to update and develop the functionality/scope or capabilities of its current solution.

The current capability is a cloud hosted big data solution that receives around 30m Transaction Reports and circa 200m Order messages covering market activity on around 10,000 listed Products (with associated derivatives) each day and generates alerts to detect potential market abuse and identify trends for further investigation by analysts.

As part of this refresh the FCA would like to extend current capabilities beyond secondary market activity into the near real-time world of issues affecting listed companies.

The new solution will also enable the FCA to further exploit these rich markets datasets by enabling teams to utilise data engineering/data science techniques to drive improvements and generate greater insight.
II.2.14) Additional information
The FCA is undertaking this RFI as an Information Gathering exercise for the Provision of a Market Surveillance Solution. The RFI process will include a response to an online questionnaire and attendance of a Supplier Day on the 26th May 2021. The response to the online questionnaire, which acts as the registration to the supplier day is 12noon (GMT+1) on the 24th May 2021.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-202155-PRO-18198309 TKR-202155-PRO-18198308

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 05/05/2021