Below is a cost guide for security companies and the different services they offer. The prices quoted are estimates. For an exact price request a quote.

Monitoring
Average cost R350 / month
Cost range R300R400 / month

This is the price for monitoring only services on a monthly basis. The price includes 24-hour alarm signal monitoring, SMS notification, and dispatching of EMS or SAPS services. Armed response is not included. Some companies offer a pay-per-response option (approx. R75 per response), if response is required. On average, expect to be charged between R300 / month and R400 / month for monitoring.

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Residential armed response
Average cost R550 / month
Cost range R300R800 / month

This is the price for residential monitoring and armed response services on a monthly basis. It includes 24-hour alarm signal monitoring and armed response, SMS notifications, dispatching of EMS or SAPS services. Residential armed response costs range between R300 / month and R800 / month with an average of R550 / month.

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Business armed response
Average cost R600 / month
Cost range R500R700 / month

This is the price for monthly monitoring and armed response services for a business. It includes 24-hour alarm signal monitoring and armed response, SMS notifications, dispatching of EMS or SAPS services. The cost of business armed response typically runs from R500 / month to R700 / month, averaging at R600 / month.

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Security guard
Average cost R20,000 / month
Cost range R10,000R30,000 / month

This is the price for a monthly 24-hour, 7-days-a-week private security service. The price depends on the selected security guard duties, e.g. patrolling, detecting and fighting off an intruder, alerting armed response, investing disturbances. You can reduce cost by automating certain duties. Security guard costs range between R10,000 / month and R30,000 / month with an average of R20,000 / month.

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Recent jobs for security companies

Security companies, Security companies
Lyttelton
City or suburb: Lyttelton
Which service do you need?: Monitoring, Armed response
Where do you need this service?: House/flat
When do you need this service?: As soon as possible
Good day I am looking for Outdoor Beams/PIRs to be installed along our personal property boundary walls and entrance gate, which is connected to an alarm system with an armed response. Do you have something like that and also what are your monthly rates please? Thank you Please communicate via email
Security companies, Armed guard
Vanguard
City or suburb: Wynberg Cape Town
How many guards do you need?: 1
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Commercial or industrial property
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: 2–10 days
When do you need this service?: As soon as possible
The Site is the section of existing road,(R freeway), between Vanguard Rd, and the N2 intersection. (a) Guard with his own vehicle, and / or (b) Guard that will be dropped with us on site, (we could also pick him up) but preferably not, ask if it will change the cost much. We also need to ask (a) if they will be armed, and (b) if they have radios to call in extra assistance if needs be.
Security companies, Armed guard
Vanguard
City or suburb: Wynberg Cape Town
How many guards do you need?: 1
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Commercial or industrial property
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: 2–10 days
When do you need this service?: As soon as possible
He will need to work with alongside our Survey Team for around 5-7 hrs per day, We need quotes for 2 options ….. The Site is the section of existing road,(R freeway), between Vanguard Rd, and the N2 intersection. (a) Guard with his own vehicle, and / or (b) Guard that will be dropped with us on site, (we could also pick him up) but preferably not, ask if it will change the cost much. We also need to ask (a) if they will be armed, and (b) if they have radios to call in extra assistance if needs be
Security companies, Armed guard
Kidd'S Beach
City or suburb: Kidd'S Beach
How many guards do you need?: 1
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Farm
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: Longer than 10 days
When do you need this service?: As soon as possible
Need quote for security guard for company its on a farm. Need security guard by gate from Monday to Friday 07h00-17h00. And every second Saterday from 07h00-14h00. Need quote as soon as possible the monthly cost. Its a transport company on a farm will preciate it if u can come back me soon as possible.
Security companies, Security companies
Blackheath
City or suburb: Blacheath
Which service do you need?: Armed response
Where do you need this service?: Commercial or industrial property
When do you need this service?: Within a month or later
Armed Response in Blackheath (end of Stellenbosch/Kuilsriver side) 24h, 7 days a week. This is for my client - he wants standard armed response to assist, nothing tactical :) Could you please send me your monthly rate? I will be using you in future for my other clients i this area as well If you could send me your best price so that I can quote them, that will be great.
Security companies, Armed guard
De Tijger
City or suburb: Tijgerhof
How many guards do you need?: 2
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Residential complex
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: Longer than 10 days
When do you need this service?: Within a month or later
2 quotes needed, these are 2 different options that both allow for on-site security guards providing patrol and access control services to the residential complex. Complex has 1 pedestrian gate (magnetic lock) and 1 vehicle gate (remote control) and electric fences. 1. night time guard only. 2. 24 hour guarding (shifts). Please use mail for quotes!
Security companies, Security guard services
Riverhorse Valley East
City or suburb: Riverhorse Valley East
How many guards do you need?: 1
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Commercial or industrial property
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: Longer than 10 days
When do you need this service?: As soon as possible
Please urgently send through a quote for a Warehouse Security Person to be based at Riverhorse Branch. The person will be required to work: Monday-Thursday 07h30-17h00 Friday 07h30-16h00 Saturday 08h30-12h30 Will be responsible for monitoring and searching staff entering and existing the warehouse.
Security companies, Armed guard
Port Edward
City or suburb: 50km South of Port Edward
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Residential complex, Commercial or industrial property
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: Longer than 10 days
When do you need this service?: Within a month or later
We are tendering on a project to construct the Mtentu River Bridge for the new N2 highway. The project location is about 50km from Port Edward, heading toward Lusikisiki. We will have 2 accommodation camps within 10km of the construction site. We will also have 2 site office camps on either side of the Mtentu river. The project duration will be 4 years. We wish to request a quote for security at the accommodation camps and our site offices. Please offer a monthly rate for security at the 4 separate locations, 24/7.
Stellenbosch
City or suburb: Stellenbosc
How many guards do you need?: 3-4
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Event
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: 1 day
When do you need this service?: Within a month or later
Hello I would like to enquire of the costs for 3-4 securioty guards for an event of pax on a private property in Jonkershoek nature reserve (Stellenbosch) for a bespoke music event. Date of Event: 3 April Guests begin to arrive from 15h00pm; Guests depart 22h30 Please could we get a costing at your earliest convenience? Should you need any further information, please let me know. Many Thanks
Security companies, Security guard services
Clarendon
City or suburb: Clarendon
How many guards do you need?: 1
Where do you need the guard(s)?: Commercial or industrial property
How long do you need the guard(s) for?: Longer than 10 days
When do you need this service?: Within a month or later
We currently have one night time guard Sunday to Saturday and one day time guard Saturday and Sunday/ Public Holidays and over the Christmas closure period. This is our monthly requirement. Would it be possible for someone too phone me and make an appointment to come and see the office park, so we can discuss this further. I am attaching quotes as received recently from other suppliers.