How much to ask for when freelancing IT (Desktop Support)?

Question by Luke P: How much to ask for when freelancing IT (Desktop Support)?
I have a degree and a couple of years experience in desktop support. And a company thats looking to take me on asked how much I charge for freelancing my work.

To give you an idea, full time emplyoment for the position was £26k a year.

How much do I charge for freelancing? Bear in mind it doesnt include expenses. It is just purely for working.

Best answer:

Answer by Jizzle
In the US, I usually charge (depending on the job), about $ 45 – $ 125 per hour. I am not sure what this is in pounds or euros, but that is about the average in my area (St. Louis Metro)

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