Childcare Costs

The cost of childcare is an important consideration for families in the UK. Childcare costs vary significantly depending on the type of childcare you choose and the locatiuon you are in. The table below shows a guideline for expected salaries in the South East. Proximity to London has a major impact on the cost. 

Full time Daily Nanny £400 - £700 gross per week
Live in Nanny (plus bills and food) £350 - £650 gross per week
Nanny Daily Rate £90 - £150 gross per 10 hour day i.e. 3 days per week
Part time nanny £9.50 - £15 gross per hour
Before and After School care (part time) £10 to £12 gross per hour
House Keeper – full time live out £400 - £600 gross per 8 hour day
Part time house keeper from £11 gross per hour
Babysitter from £10 total per hour
Temporary Nanny £10 per hour self-employed short term contract
Maternity Nanny


from £12.00 total per hour. Multiple rates by arrangement with Maternity Nanny.
OFSTED Registered Childminder £6 - £7.50 per hour