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Going rate for an electrician?

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clam Wed 17-Sep-08 20:09:37

Hourly rate? 1/2 day? Full day? How much is not being ripped off?

ConnorTraceptive Wed 17-Sep-08 20:10:44

£150 - £200 a day

KatieDD Thu 18-Sep-08 21:55:08

Where are you ?
In the NOrth West you'd be looking at £120 a day but with work drying up you might be able to knock a bit off that too.

clam Fri 19-Sep-08 11:01:57

What? You can negotiate? Wow. Times have changed. They've always had us over a barrel in the past. But I think I may have found the husband of a friend to quote. Is harder to haggle when it's more personal, however. But anything less that the 500-600 quid I've heard about has got to be better.

soremummy Fri 19-Sep-08 13:47:18

Depends what you want doing? Normally up to £200 a day but atm my dh has hardly any work on so he would automatically give a lower quote to get the job because the way things are work wise for him/us any money earned is better than none.

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