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  1. John Matrix

    What Rates should I be getting as a subby

    Hello everyone I’ve recently become self Employed and it’s going ok. I’ve had a couple of weeks in a Job earning £21 an hour. I’m speaking to people on a regular basis and the question of what rate are you looking for always comes up. I’m just after some feedback on what rates to ask for. I have...
  2. A

    NICEIC Certification Scheme Qualifying Supervisor rates

    I have been offered a qualifying supervisor role for a large uk company and I want to know is what the rate is in different areas England(north & south), Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & Irish Republic?
  3. B

    Self Employed Hourly Rates

    I know this will vary between areas of the country but what's the best way to know what the local companies are charging? I'm going out on own next month and have my price in mind but would like to know how that compares.
  4. J

    UK Do JIB companies have to pay JIB rates

    Do JIB companies have to pay JIB rates?
  5. T

    Price work rates

    My employer recently wanted me to work to a price rate rather than an hourly rate what do you guys think to these prices £35 a test and £30 to replace a consumer unit i think theyre absoloute mugs
  6. M

    Electrician rates 2019

    Hi guys wanted to know what people are charging thesedays for there rates when out on there own and for subcontractor works Does £22.50ph with van provided seem a good deal for a subcontractor & would you say £32.50 is reasonable for your personal hourly rate just want to know what you guys...
  7. C

    Wages we should be paid top rates

    In 23 years my total wage raise relates to 20 pence a year,is that sarcastically good,I don’t think so.
  8. L

    Domestic What’s the going rates for the below instalation

    Hi just starting out working for my self after 10 years on the rail and I’m at a total loss at what the going rates are I don’t want to go in to high .I have been asked price up to Run a supply to a Bar in a garden, but due to the location of the distribution board in the house It would be...
  9. T

    QS rates and tendering websites

    Morning all. Two separate questions if you could help. 1. My boss has asked me to become QS aswell as himself. Are any of you in the same boat? and did you ask/get a pay rise for it? 2. Does anyone use tendering websites? Been looking into them but sure on them....
  10. L

    Meter Calibration at responsible rates?

    Does anyone know a good, reliable and fast service? nearly forgot well priced too.
  11. K

    Subbys and the going rates

    hi As present it’s myself and an a apprentice, but Work coming in has taken to a new level,so I need to take on a subby just to try and keep clients happy, what should I pay the subby per day? I’ll be providing all materials and organising everything, and test afterwards so I can certify the job...
  12. pete1smith

    Electrician ELECTRICIAN required for new build work at Red Lodge and Buntingford. Excellent rates. Price work

    We are looking for electricians to join our teams at Red Lodge and Buntingford. Must be experienced in new build work - 1st fixing and 2nd fixing, reading from drawings etc. CSCS Card required. Fast moving sites - plenty of work. Electricians on these sites are currently earning between £800...
  13. 5

    Daywork rates

    Can any one tell me the prime RICS daywork rates for 2017 For a Approved electrician any help appreciated
  14. L

    Hourly Rates for employed spark??

    Hi guys, Just wondered what the average hourly rate is for a PAYE employed spark. Ive worked for local government for a few years and they are not the best for good rates of pay. Been offered a start for a private firm for around £13.50/hr. Is this anywhere near the mark?? Not...
  15. JackSparky

    Price rates etc £££

    Evening all :) What does everyone charge for a callout per hour, fitting sockets (int/ext), new fuse board etc. Just intriged to get everyones opinions!
  16. J

    Travel time rates/ millage rates.

    Hi, Can anyone tell me the standard rates for millage and hourly rate wile traveling for a self-employed electrician. I'm thinking first half an hour of travel charge nothing then full rate for anything after that + 25p per mile ? does that sound about right?
  17. M

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Do you NEED Level 2 AND Level 3 tech certs for JIB Gold Card?

    Hi, Due to my experience in construction and other Level 3 qualifications in Construction, i have been told that i can go straight onto a Level 3 C&G 2365 course. However i was reading elsewhere that you NEED both Level 2 and Level 3 to apply for a JIB Gold Card etc. Is this true? Or is Level...
  18. E

    Attention Subcontractors - what's your opinion on electricians pay?

    Not sure if this has been posted but its in all our interest as Im sure you'll all agree we are massively underpaid and have rubbish working conditions. Sparks link 4: Electricians Working Rights Initiative -...
  19. G

    What would you charge?

    Hello all, Have been on here for a while so be easy on me! I'm an electrician by trade and started out doing domestics and working my way up. This last year or so I've found my biggest contract (practically full time). Is on tanker ships carrying oil, I went on as an electrician but now do all...
  20. R

    New JIB rates

    I just got this sent to me if anyone is interested , applies from January 2016
  21. A

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Jib rates sounds too good to be true

    So i was just looking at the jib rates, and i saw this london rate for third stage apprentice with own transport is at £10.93 So If you work a 45 hour week the money you would get is £491.85!!! weekly!! thats £23,000 a year then in your final year its £11.53 45 hour week = £518 yearly =...
  22. S

    Domestic Some opinions/advice on pricing this 5 bedroom rewire would be helpful...

    Hi, I have been offered the 'opportunity' to rewire an unnocupied, empty of furniture and carpets 5 bedroom semi-detatched house. It has been extended and now has the following rooms: Bedroom 1,2,3,4 and 5. A Bathroom, Wet Room and En-Suite. A Hall and Landing. A Reception room and Lounge. 2...
  23. R

    Is this a joke of a job advert?

    Every now and then I like to look around at what jobs and rates are on offer and I found this today. Look at the rates...
  24. J

    PA Testing

    Hi just done the PA Testing course and was wondering what's the average price per item ?
  25. T

    Working away 5 days a week

    What rates should I expect to work away in UK 5 days a week? Flat rate + (ex amount per hour). should I expect to work 12 hours a day? If only allowed to work 8 what hourly rate is fair? £20 a day for food and Also accommodation paid for. Ps I'm on the books, JIB Approved. Cheers
  26. F

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) new jib rates

    just a quick one what is the approved electricians rate in the new year think its £15 10p not sure though
  27. leep82

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB and pay rises

    Just had confirmation that im having a wage rise that will bring me in line with current JIB wage rates, after being stuck on the 2008 rates since then. Obviously im very happy about this but does anyone knwow if the JIB are set to increase the rates in january? Weve long been...
  28. joel89

    Konecranes anyone work for them?

    Hi anyone work for these on the overhead crane electrics? they're advertising for service engineer's wondering what the rates of pay you get? Im an industrial spark poor money though where im currently working. cheers
  29. F

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Ecs and jib issue

    Hi, i am looking to get clarification regarding one of my friends Qualifications. I have been through all the motions of contacting CITY&GUILDS, NIC & JIB but still not got were i need him to be :( We contacted city&guilds and obtained the electrical installation 236 part 1 cert and all his...
  30. C

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB apprentice stages?

    So I have recently had a look on the JIB website I wanted to look into apprentice wages, I downloaded the hand book and found the rates but it states 4 different rates for 4 different "stages". I have looked and looked but can't find a clear definition for the 4 apprentice stages and wondering...
  31. G

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Jib rates

    Jib rates going up tomorrow, 06.02.14. £14.86 for approved spark. Why do we keep seeing ads for JIB sparks but at much lower rates? Boydy
  32. R

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) apprentice rates jib

    Am not jib registered and I am taking an apprentice on this September the jib rates seem abit much to pay out in my opinion. Does anyone pay less than this. I realise if your jib u have to pay that rate but non registered pay whatever they like what is a realistic rate???am on my own and...
  33. T

    NICEIC Certification Scheme offered a niceic qualified supervisor position?

    hi there all, im currently an approved electrician graded by the JIB and also graded a NICEIC qualified supervisor with my current firm and mentions that on my JIB card. I'm north west England based so national JIB rates apply, and what I wanted to know ,is what fellow qualified supervisors are...
  34. S

    Working trackside. labour price advice.

    Hi I have a small electrical and PV company. I have the opportunity to price quote a lot of work for rewiring buildings close to rail track.This will be a fair bit of travel and some of the building are in quote remote locations. i.e. lumping tools and materials. Install is metal clad, galv...
  35. Amp David

    Weekend working

    Anyone else is SE work on the weekends. Have so many people who accept my quotes, then say you'll have to do it on a Saturday though. Do they just think its them who work Monday to Friday and actually have a weekend :bomb2:
  36. D

    London rates for subcontractors?

    Anyone have a ball park figure on an hourly/day rate?? £16-25 or £150 - 200 about right??
  37. I

    Periodic inspection (how much to charge)

    Can you give me some advice on how much to charge a Letting Agent for a Periodic Inspection.
  38. E

    Domestic Can some one explain how it works

    Hi all, Ive been given an oppurtunity to meet a company that does all sorts of building works, from schools to local authority and businesses... Ive never had to deal with anyone like this in the past so i feel like a little fish swimming upto a big fish The thing i would like to know is...
  39. B

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB Rates of Pay

    Good Morning Can you please advise on what the 2011 JIB rates of pay are for an Electrician & an Approved Electrician
  40. A

    Commercial Rates

    Hi, just wondered how much you guys charge for commercial work. Per hour and day rate? Iv got work at a holiday inn and recently and charged them 280 for 8 hours labour, they snatched my hand off so just wondering if im being too cheap, thanks.
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