Pricing Overview

Pricing is ideally negotiated in Euros and all standard contract pricing applies to billable invoices as a contractor only. It is noted that the below rates are standard rates and all contract pricing is negotiable on a per job specification detailing the use case involved.  Do note that standard commercial pricing is revised every October. Please note if you engage us on a contract that crosses the October 1st (annual) revision date, the price we agreed on at the contract outset will apply to contract completion.

Pricing Scale

Standard Hourly Rate
Standard Hourly Rate€65 (exVAT)
Commercial hourly rates for specific contracts, which are generally based around technical writing, and some commercial services. It can also apply to any overtime (greater than 10.5 hours a day) on a day rate basis. The minimum contract term subject to availability is just 5 hours.
Standard Day Rate
Standard Day Rate€520 (exVAT)
This rate is mainly tailored to technical and engineering contracts such as technical contributions to cloud infrastructure or DevOps projects. Contract terms can be very short or very long, there is a minimum limit for contracting us of just 2 weeks subject to availability.
Management Day Rate
Management Day Rate€600 (exVAT)
This upper rate is meant for contracts utilizing our leadership, people management and project management skills which range over a 15-year background. The extra responsibilities and dependencies utilizing higher profile skillsets are incorporated into this upper day rate. 

General Terms of Trade

You will be billed in Euros (unless otherwise agreed by the client contract) no later than monthly intervals through the terms of the contract.

Anything more than 7 days of credit terms to be mutually agreed upon in advance of contract commencement.

Any request for USD or GBP currency billing will be based on the variable Euro rate of the billing day, which will cause the USD/GBP value billed to rise and fall throughout the contract term. Fixed billing rates in USD or GBP currencies must be agreed upon in advance of any contract commencement.

EU VAT where applicable will be detailed in euros on all invoices.

You can supply your EU-registered VAT number to be billed at 0% VAT or provide justification for VAT exemption along with a reference to the applicable regulations supporting your exemption claim from EU-based VAT.

If monthly billed, you will be billed in arrears no later than the 3rd week of the month. If billed on a weekly/bi-weekly arrangement, you will be billed the week following the weekly/bi-weekly period end. 

People Management services in a contract specification (i.e. role has direct (people) reports) carry a higher rate due to the extra responsibilities involved in people management if even as a portion of a contract role. This higher management rate also applies to Project Management services.

Technologies that require a learning curve we find interesting or of use going forward will carry a discount to our standard commercial rates. All discounts are to be negotiated based on the contract's use case.

All expenses in the execution of our duties are to be reasonably reimbursed in line with client contract terms and can be documented as required by the client. 

Our commercial day rate price applies to a standard 7-10 hours work period depending on the required workloads of the day. For the occasional need for emergency cover past 10 hours in a total working day, our standard commercial hourly rate will apply.

During business hours (08:00hrs GMT to 18:00hrs GMT), our hourly rate where applicable is billable after 30 minutes of work per hour. Conversely, below 30 minutes overflow to the normal business day is free of charge.

Out-of-hours coverage as a service (i.e. on-call) is available and negotiable on a case-to-case basis. The details agreed between both parties must however be detailed in the contract terms and conditions. Do note unless otherwise specified, any on-call callout work will in addition to contract terms be billed per hour if it exceeds 15 minutes during out of hours (18:30hrs GMT to 08:00hrs GMT)