Learn about actual and potential costs
How much should I pay for Personal Assistant Services?
What is the average price of Personal Assistant Services?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Personal Assistant Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.
Has the price of Personal Assistant Services been rising or falling?
Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.
I’m not ready to purchase Personal Assistant Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?
We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.
What other costs are associated with purchasing Personal Assistant Services?
Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Personal Assistant Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.
Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Personal Assistant Services?
The personal assistant service market exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of the total market share in 2018. ProcurementIQ estimates that there are about 740 suppliers offering a wide variety of assistance services. The personal assistant services market... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
What are your regular business hours?
In what time zone do you operate?
Can I use your services on the weekends?
What are your overtime rates?
Do you offer 24/7 service for emergencies?
How do you screen your personal assistants?
How many assistants do you have on staff?
What is the average experience level of your assistants?
What happens if I do not like the personal assistant I have been designated?
What are the various stages of your hiring process?
What specialized skills do you require your employees to possess?
What is the scope of your confidentiality agreement?
Can you provide us with the agreement prior to signing a contract?
May I amend necessary policies if need be?
How long is the statute of limitations of any confidentiality agreement you sign?
Have you been involved in any breach-of-contract litigation in the past three years?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Personal Assistant Services RFP include?
Buyers should specify their budget, if possible.
Buyers should list payment schedules.
Buyers should request detailed cost breakdowns for the types of services requested.
Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price section of this report for assistance in creating a budget.
Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on their relevant experience and qualifications.
Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on their customer service processes.
Buyers should request references from current and former clients.
Buyers should also evaluate suppliers based on cost.
For detailed selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should list when proposals must be submitted.
Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.
Buyers should indicate the desired service term start date and duration of the contract.
Buyers should outline the cancellation policy.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Personal Assistant Services supply chain?
The risk of input price shocks or discontinuity of service due to supply chain problems is low in the personal assistant services market. This service is highly labor intensive, and the risk of labor shortages is low. Furthermore, the majority of upstream suppliers are low risk. Suppliers have little dependency... Subscribe to learn more.