The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 546 522 540
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing LSMW 42 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.076% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
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£463 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £309 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LSMW
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6715 5734 5881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 12.06% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4503 3792 3310
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in England

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in England

LSMW
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LSMW across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

LSMW Daily Rate Histogram in England

LSMW
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the England region.

LSMW Hourly Rate Trend in England

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 30 £463 +2.77% 3
South East -6 4 - - 1
North West -13 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £513 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 91 (98.91%) SAP
2 79 (85.87%) Migration
3 76 (82.61%) Data Migration
4 35 (38.04%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (27.17%) ERP
6 22 (23.91%) Data Governance
7 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (18.48%) ABAP
9 16 (17.39%) Finance
9 16 (17.39%) SAP Data Services
10 12 (13.04%) BAPI
11 11 (11.96%) Business Objects
11 11 (11.96%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (10.87%) SAP FI
13 8 (8.70%) ETL
13 8 (8.70%) Logistics
13 8 (8.70%) Data Conversion
14 7 (7.61%) Data Mapping
14 7 (7.61%) SAP CO
14 7 (7.61%) Validation
14 7 (7.61%) SAP FI/CO
15 6 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (6.52%) SAP SD
15 6 (6.52%) SQL
15 6 (6.52%) SAP PM
15 6 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
16 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
16 5 (5.43%) Data Cleansing
17 4 (4.35%) OO
17 4 (4.35%) HP

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Project
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) SAP FI
2 7 (7.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (7.61%) SAP CO
3 6 (6.52%) SAP PM
3 6 (6.52%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.35%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.26%) SAP SCM
5 3 (3.26%) SAP CRM
5 3 (3.26%) SAP MM
6 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.09%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.09%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.09%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.09%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SAP Data Services
2 11 (11.96%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.09%) DataStage
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) eCATT
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.17%) German Language
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (66.30%) Consultant
2 59 (64.13%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (52.17%) Data Consultant
4 46 (50.00%) SAP Data Consultant
5 41 (44.57%) Migration Consultant
6 40 (43.48%) Data Migration Consultant
7 38 (41.30%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 10 (10.87%) Data Manager
8 10 (10.87%) Data Migration Manager
9 9 (9.78%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (9.78%) SAP Manager
9 9 (9.78%) SAP Data Migration Manager
10 8 (8.70%) SAP Technical Consultant
11 7 (7.61%) Analyst
12 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
12 5 (5.43%) Data Conversion Consultant
13 4 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
13 4 (4.35%) SAP Data Analyst
14 3 (3.26%) SAP PM Consultant
14 3 (3.26%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) BAPI
2 3 (3.26%) SAP ALE
2 3 (3.26%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (2.17%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.17%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (85.87%) Migration
2 76 (82.61%) Data Migration
3 25 (27.17%) ERP
4 22 (23.91%) Data Governance
5 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.70%) ETL
6 8 (8.70%) Logistics
7 7 (7.61%) Validation
7 7 (7.61%) Data Mapping
8 6 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (5.43%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.35%) OO
11 3 (3.26%) CRM
11 3 (3.26%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.26%) Workflow
11 3 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.26%) Data Validation
11 3 (3.26%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) ABAP
2 6 (6.52%) SQL
3 3 (3.26%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) GxP
1 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (98.91%) SAP
2 11 (11.96%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Informatica
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
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Posted: 3 days ago
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