The rate matrix is used to calculate labor cost from labor assignment forecast demand. It is accessed by Administration–>Rates.
The rate table is empty initially.
Note: Managers with FR2 and R3 rights will have an Edit Rates option on their Administration menu, which will allow them to edit the “User Rate.” Aside from that, only those with Administrator rights can edit the Rate Table.
To display the rate table, click the button, found in the upper right of the page.
Filter options are at the top of the page. They filter the data by Node, Skill, Cost Category, Country, Location, or Start or End Date. Select your filter and then click the button again. For example, the screenshot below shows data filtered on the country USA.
To add new rows to the rate matrix, click the plus sign on the upper left application bar .
A new row is created at the top of the table. Enter your data and click the SAVE button.
Tips & Tricks
For calculating skill assignment cost:
For calculating named resource assignment cost:
For non-labor assignment (not in this Labor Rates table):
For a full understanding of how rates work in ResourceFirst, including the Rate Matrix and other sources of rates, see Understanding Labor Rates.
To delete one or more rate records, click a field in the row and click the delete button (trash can icon on the upper left Application Bar).
Then click SAVE.
To duplicate a rate record, click a field in the row you wish to copy and click the Copy button (middle icon on the upper left Application Bar).
An exact copy of the selected row is added to the top of the table.
Modify the values in the new row and click SAVE.