recently seen on ARRSE ...advert for an overseas job in a shithole - Libya. Salary will be between 25 and 30k dependent upon experience and qualifications. This is a fantastically rewarding job, so apply for it now! Fantastically rewarding for the agency that is! My first contract offshore in 1990 was at £10.00 per hour. The agency was pulling in £17.00 per hour whilst I worked 12 to 15 hours per day - 7 days a week . Nice earner for some but then I was ignorant. Never mind a poxy 25k - This is what you should be asking for: 500 US dollars per day Choice of airline+ meet & greet 4 to 5 star hotel + meals Insurance to 1mill. 35 US Per Diem 3 month rota Armed escort where needed! A peek at sister Susies black cat's ass. pm if you need offshore advice - no charge to ex army. Example B. Working in Bavaria as a 'track basher' with the US Army as a civvie. Agency 1. £16.00 / hour + B&B + Flights. Agency 2. £6.50 / hour .............. Get lost!!!! My friends............ listen & learn! It's a shit world out there. 1990 - £95 - £120/day - Irish Sea 1995 - £125/day - North Sea 1997 -£270/day - North Atlantic 2003 - £180/day - Nigeria 2004 - £160/day - Bavaria 2007 - $500/day - Nigeria Lesson One ........It all depends on contract / Where? / What?/ When? In between times ????? FECK ALL!!!