eSUB Vs RSMeans Online

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Oct 14, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - eSUB or RSMeans Online?

RSMeans Online is more expensive to implement (TCO) than eSUB, eSUB is rated higher (97/100) than RSMeans Online (90/100). eSUB offers more features (17) to their users than RSMeans Online (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is eSUB!

Looking for the right Construction solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How eSUB compares with RSMeans?

eSUB: About 30 years ago eSUB originated as an off shoot of a consulting firm who represented Specialty Contractors to create construction claims for retroactive payment for work they had already performed. Managing project documents back then was inefficient, subject to mistakes and omissions. The familiar way was to manually update multiple programs...

RSMeans: RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in convenient book, CD, eBook and online formats, RSMeans tools give owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the information they need to build competitive c...

Who's more expensive? eSUB or RSMeans Online?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for eSUB and RSMeans Online.

eSUB price starts at $7 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 eSUB is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction software. RSMeans Online price starts at $229.99 per user/year , when comparing RSMeans Online to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction software cost.

Bottom line:RSMeans Online is more expensive than eSUB.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared eSUB Vs. RSMeans Online based on some of the most important and required Construction features. eSUB: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Mobile Access, Telephone Customer Support, Web Hosted Solution, Document Management, Resource Management, Project Collaboration, Issue Management, Project Portfolio Management. RSMeans Online: We are still working to collect the list of features for RSMeans Online.

Target customer size

eSUB is specifically designed for subcontractors running a small and mid-size business. RSMeans Online services small, medium, and large companies involved in construction, repair, architecture, building and similar industries.

eSUB

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $7 per user/month

With eSUB you can create, manage, store and access all your construction documents and project management activities from one central location with no need to manually sync data; whether you’re at the office, i...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Project Scheduling, Electrician Apps.

RSMeans Online

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $229.99 per user/year

RSMeans Online is a cloud-based tool for cost estimation for facility management, construction and design. It boasts of the latest pricing for more than 85,000 construction items. The database includes unit cos...

Categories: Audit Management, Construction, Concrete Cost Estimating, Construction Apps, Electrician Apps.

Compare specifications

eSUB Specifications

ITQlick Score: 97/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Construction -> eSUB
Company: eSUB
Pricing: starts at $7 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: eSUB review, eSUB pricing, eSUB alternatives

Compare features

eSUB: 17 Features

Mobile Access
Telephone Customer Support
Web Hosted Solution
Document Management
Resource Management
Project Collaboration
Issue Management
Project Portfolio Management
Project Billing
Document Management
Change Orders
Document Management
Project Management
RFIs/Submittals
Scheduling
Construction
Time Tracking

RSMeans Online: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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eSUB
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
32
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RSMeans
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$229.99 per user/year
Functionality
5
Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$375 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.