The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank - 199 205
Contract jobs citing LSMW 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £700 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +86.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £470 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LSMW
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
652 749 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.60% 14.13% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 616 614
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LSMW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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