XL-ian

Microsoft Excel Consultant

 

 

Development & Consultancy Services

 

XL-ian offers consulting services under the following arrangements.

Hourly Billing

XL-ian's hourly billing option is best suited for small maintenance, design, programming, and mentoring jobs. Our hourly rate is 50 per hour with a two hour minimum required.

Per Project

XL-ian's Per Project pricing option is best suited for well-defined projects. Pricing varies with scope of project. An up-front deposit may be required before work commences. Changes in scope of work may result in changes in quoted price.


Monthly Retainer

XL-ian offers Monthly Retainer billing options designed to save 10% to 30% off regular hourly pricing. Benefits include guaranteed monthly hours, lower rates, use of your hours in any increment, and faster project turnaround.

 

Plan

Retainer

Hourly Rate

Savings

Standard

 

50

 

Level 1

10

45

10%

Level 2

20

40

20%

Level 3

40

35

30%

 

Level 1 :. For clients who retain XL-ian services for 10 hours a month - 10% off the standard hourly rate. (45 per hour -or- 450 per month, a saving of 5 per hour versus regular hourly rate without retainer)

 

Level 2 :. For clients who retain XL-ian services for 20 hours a month - 20% off the standard hourly rate. (40 per hour -or- 800 per month, a saving of 10 per hour versus regular hourly rate without retainer)

 

Level 3 :. For clients who retain XL-ian services for 40 hours a month - 30% off the standard hourly rate. (35 per hour -or- 1,400 per month, a saving of 15 per hour versus regular hourly rate without retainer)

 

Monthly Retainers are prepaid. Payment for retainer packages is required in advance by the first day of the month to which the hours apply. XL-ian maintains a detailed log of all services rendered and produces this for you on a monthly basis. Length of agreement is typically 12 months.

Any hours in excess of your contracted Monthly Retainer level will be billed at the discounted rate for your contracted level. Unused retainer hours will not be carried forward or refunded. Hours may be used in any increment throughout the current month.