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IT Staff Augmentation

Beginning on October 5, 2012 the Iowa Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is sourcing all information technology staff augmentation through the Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) contract number 4080-13E. This program is available to all branches of State Government procuring contracts that are administered by Iowa’s Department of Administrative Services.

Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) will be the contract’s Managed Service Provider (MSP), responsible for the oversight of the staff augmentation process, including the following:

  • Agency consultation
  • Sourcing and vendor response management
  • Candidate evaluation and validation
  • Interview facilitation
  • On-boarding
  • Invoicing

The contract provides competitive fixed pricing categorized by job description and skills (for details see these documents:

CAI IT Staff Augmentation JOB TITLES & HOURLY RATES July 2016

CAI DAS Amendment 1 Additional Position Descriptions Signed September 5, 2012

CAI DAS Amendment 2 Additional Position Descriptions Signed December 19, 2012

CAI DAS Amendment 3 Additional Position Descriptions & other changes July 1, 2014

CAI DAS Amendment 4 Admin Fee

RFP-IT Services Managed Service Provider-Position Descriptions-REVISED-Eff. Oct 2012

The CAI network of vendors is an open network so vendors may submit their application materials at anytime. Vendors interested in participating in the Iowa’s managed services should contact CAI’s MSP Helpdesk at or call 1-800-635-5138.

CONTRACT: 4080-13E Contract

Please direct all general contact questions to the CAI Help Desk at or if you would like to contact DAS send inquiries to

Vendors interested in information about the CAI contract can find information here:

General Contract Contact for State of Iowa
DAS, Central Procurement Bureau
Ken Discher
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-6380