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Framework for the Provision of Interim IT and Professional Staff Services: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
9 Jun 2021
Framework for the Provision of Interim IT and Professional Staff Services: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100201077
Date received: 12 May 2021
Date responded: 4 Jun 2021
Information requested

"We formally request the information listed below in relation to the Scottish Governments current Framework for the Provision of Interim IT Staff Services and Provision of Interim Professional Staff Services.

1. Total spend for each public body between 01 Jan 2021 – 31 Mar 2021 and to which agency (including agencies who are now no longer on the framework) for both Frameworks (Generation 2 & 3)?

2. Number of jobs held by all agencies at 31-Mar-21 (including agencies who are now no longer on the framework)?"

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. This is because we do not hold information on the total spend with each public body in relation to Spring Technologies or the number of jobs [live placements] with Spring Technologies at the time.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

Please find the information requested that we do hold in Annexes attached to this letter.

Annex A
Total spend for each public body between 1 January – 31 March 2021 and to which agency (including agencies who are now no longer on the current frameworks) for both Frameworks. (in attached spreadsheet.

Annex B
Number of jobs held by all agencies at 31 March 2021 (including agencies who are now no longer on the current frameworks):

3rd Generation Framework
(current frameworks)
2nd Generation Framework
(previous frameworks)
  IT Professional   IT Professional
ASA 57 137 ASA   22
Harvey-Nash 208 101 Harvey-Nash 32 25
Lorien 158   Parity 14 46
Pertemps   74 Spring Not Held  
Venesky Brown 151 124      

Please note these numbers represent the number of individuals with each agency as at 31st March 2021.

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