The first table below looks at the demand for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 193 223 226
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +3
Contract jobs citing LSMW 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
782 824 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 11.59% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 619 628
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
LSMW
London

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LSMW across the City of London region.

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LSMW
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LSMW also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LSMW.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) Business Objects

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LSMW also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LSMW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Data Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Data Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects