Rate Schedule
Updated 2007-01-16

These rates shown below went into effect as of January 1st, 2006. We reserve the right to change our rates at any time without notice. Although we will make every reasonable attempt to give our existing clients at least 30 days notices.

See our discount schedule below the rate schedule for special discounts we offer for pre-paid block of time.

Professional Service Description Remote Rate On-Site Rate    
Subject Matter Expert for Legal Proceedings $350 $400   Per hour
Security Consultant $250 $300   Per hour
Incident Response and Forensics $275 $320   Per hour
Industry Consulting for Investors $220 $265   Per hour
Linux Technician $150 $195   Per hour
Linux Engineer $175 $220   Per hour
Consultant / Architect $200 $245   Per hour
Developer $150 $195   Per hour
Senior Developer $175 $220   Per hour
Custom Training, starting at $150 $250   Per hour
Graphics Artists / Designer, Web $85 $130   Per hour
Graphics Artists / Designer, Print $75 $120   Per hour
Clerical $35 $50   Per hour

Discount Schedule

We offer special discount rates if you purchase and pre-pay for blocks of ten or more hours.

  • 5% for 10 hours
  • 10% for 25 hours
  • 15% for 50 hours
  • 20% for 100 or more hours

We offer a 10% discount on our standard rates for government, public safety, military, education, and non-profit organizations. Special rates are available for large projects and long term contracts.<

Terms and Conditions

Time is billed in tenths of an hour (six minute) increments. If the accumulated call / email response time for a given day is less than a quarter hour, it will be rounded up to the nearest quarter hour increment.

Normal working hours are from 09:00 to 17:00 CST. Rates are billed at time and one-half after hours and on weekends, unless pre-arranged with sufficient advanced notice.

Double time rates apply for all legal holidays (New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Chistmas Day).

Emergency rates are billed at time and one-half during the week, double time on weekends, and triple time on legal holidays.

Amounts under $2,000 must be pre-paid by credit card, check, or bank wire.

All services must be pre-paid by or before the date that services are to be rendered.

All hardware and software costs must be pre-paid in full.

Credit terms are only extended to existing customers with a good payment history and only if they maintain a D&B Paydex score of at least 80 or have at least a B+ credit rating.

Normal travel, meals, lodging, and reasonable expenses will be charged for out-of-town on-site engagements.

Travel one way will be charged for any on-site visit that is within 30 miles of the RICIS, Inc. office or it's employees point of origin. Traveling from our office, their home, or another client site. Travel is billed at standard rates even after hours.