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For utilization, if the denominator is fixed to 2080 (40 x 52), there is no way you can be a 100% utilized even if you're staffed throughout the year and bill 8 hours per business day?

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It's 2080. You bill 9 hrs/day....not 8.

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Util is based off 1920 hours

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My utilization is 110%

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The real impact to utilization is the SM that promises a project and let's it get delayed

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maybe you're one of the good ones. The others string you along and make it seem like you'll burn a bridge if you back out

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Because of losing 60 odd hours for holidays throughout the year?

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D also expects staff to be at 45/week minimum. K does not, and has a sliding scale for utilization.

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Everything I've seen says 2080

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1. Bill 9 per day. 2. Hit your target - Why do you need to be 100%?

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If you work 45 hrs a week for 45 weeks (7 weeks of PTO/holiday) you're at 97%. Does PTO impact your utilization? Sure technically. But not significantly when you're consistently billing what you should be.

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Some of the firms modify the denominator to account for PTO and training. Are u sure denominator is 2080 at D?

Not sure but I've read that here.

I am 100% utilized. Just have to work some long days/weeks.

That makes more sense D1. Thanks!

👆It's 2080. It's about making money budro.

It used to be 2080 3ish years back for sure.

Wow

I hear fed can only bill 40 a well usually

But you always bill 9!

Don't need to be 100%. Just curious about it all works being a newbie. I thought PTO won't lower/hurt util but it cleary does.

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