How to Tell if You’re Billing the Right Hourly Rate—Do the Math!

When it comes time to evolve from a break/fix (B/F) pricing model to a managed services (MS) recurring revenue model, make sure you have your ducks in a row. One of the first things you need to determine is if your hourly rate is the right one for your business.  So, let’s do some math. In this example, we are using one technician and 250 desktops. The variables of this calculation are the same, but values can vary widely by company.  Confirm your values with your accountant. The variables and calculation in this table are for a single billable technician who will play a key role in helping you move from B/F pricing to MS.