I the interest of being completely transparent, we want to open a discussion regrading the clubs website maintenance moving forward.
We are looking for a web monkey, someone who knows their way around SSH, IPS, SSL, FTP, WWW, HTML, OMG, FML and any other 4 or 3 letter acronyms you can think of.
We currently run an IPS system, and require periotic updates, however the way we are set up this needs to be adminstered via some sort of SSH setup.
We require someone reliable and experenced. at present we are seeking quotes from web engineers, and below is the best we have recieved to date. We have a budget and will pay for the right sort of person, below is an indication fo the sorts of money we will be paying if we cant find someone from within the club.
Option 1: Fully managed, fixed rate, rolling 1 month contract:
Server and software management, updates, and configuration: $220/month
SSL certificate: $120 setup, plus $10/month for maintenance, auditing and renewal
Limits: 4 hours per calendar month and operations during the hours of 08:00 - 23:00 unless otherwise agreed.
Option 2: Development of 'helper software' to allow you to perform semi-automated updates of the server and IPS board:
Server update software**: $450
IPS update software**: $850
SSL certificate: $120 (setup only, will require self-renewal and maintenance or ad hoc support)
**Conditional on Linux distribution and update delivery method. If we cannot complete a working script as described, there will be no charge.
Limits: Any software update issues or upstream package faults are not covered.
Option 3: Ad hoc support, any issue:
$160/hour, weekdays (08:00 - 20:00)
$220/hour, weekends or 20:00 - 08:00
The cost of any software or licences required (if any) is not covered - these will need to be purchased separately if applicable.
The quote does not include hosting or backups as you have indicated that these are provided by your hosting provider. Likewise, no minimum service level is agreed due to infrastructure beyond our control.
Some server and software changes or updates may require a temporary service outage (such as a reboot).
We provide a 3 month warranty to fix for free any issues within any unmodified software that we write. All software written for you belongs to you entirely.
Prices are excluding GST.
This quote is valid until 18/06/2018.