OT: FreeBSD consulting rates

Martin Smith martin at rakupottery.org.uk
Wed Jun 16 22:27:59 BST 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:08:26AM +0100, Scott Mitchell wrote:
> Hi all,
> A company run by a friend-of-a-friend might want me to do a bit of BSD
> consultancy work for them -- just setting up a mail exchanger to sit
> between their Exchange server and the 'net, as far as I know.
> I know a lot of you do this kind of thing for a living -- what sort of
> ballpark hourly rate would you expect to charge for a job like that?
> It's a one-off thing for me, so whatever I get out of it is profit, but
> on the other hand I don't want to rip myself off...

I charge 40 an hour, or in some cases 35 for all my computer support work, it is worth every penny I can assure you, dont go for less, and btw there is no comparison between Exchange server and a decent postfix based server, but that may not concern you.
Martin Smith

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