Standing Offer Agreement for Quality Professional Services 4 (SOA-QPS4)

The Standing Offer Agreement for Quality Professional Services 4 (SOA-QPS4) is part of the Government's IT outsourcing strategy aiming to enlarge the delivery capacity for IT services; accelerate the delivery of IT solutions; and create a market of sufficient size to encourage the further development of the IT industry locally. It is the replacement of the Standing Offer Agreement for Quality Professional Services 3 (SOA-QPS3) that expired in July 2017.

Under the SOA-QPS4, 94 standing offer agreements (SOAs) have been awarded to 49 companies. The SOAs commence on 31 July 2017 for a contract period of 48 months.

The 49 contractors provide to the Government four Categories of Services: (Category 1) pre-implementation & independent programme / project management services; (Category 2) on-going services; (Category 3) implementation & combined system development services; and (Category 4) information security and independent testing services on an as and when required basis.

For Categories 2 and 3, IT projects are classified into Minor Group and Major Group. IT projects in the Minor Group cover those with work assignment value not exceeding HK$3 million, while IT projects in the Major Group cover those with work assignment value over HK$3 million but not exceeding HK$15 million. For Categories 1 and 4, there will be no subdivision into Groups and the work assignment value shall not exceed HK$15 million.

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