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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 538 502 531
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +29
Contract jobs citing LSMW 41 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.10% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.86% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 13
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£450 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £543 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LSMW
UK

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
6495 5791 5902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 11.93% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 3776 3447
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 120 204
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +26 32 £450 - 3
South East -13 3 - - 1
North West -16 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
LSMW
UK

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 94 (98.95%) SAP
2 80 (84.21%) Migration
3 79 (83.16%) Data Migration
4 21 (22.11%) ERP
5 20 (21.05%) Data Governance
6 17 (17.89%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (17.89%) Finance
7 16 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (15.79%) SAP FI
9 13 (13.68%) ABAP
10 11 (11.58%) Business Objects
10 11 (11.58%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (11.58%) Validation
10 11 (11.58%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (11.58%) SAP CO
11 10 (10.53%) Data Conversion
11 10 (10.53%) Data Mapping
12 9 (9.47%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (9.47%) Logistics
12 9 (9.47%) BAPI
13 7 (7.37%) Data Validation
13 7 (7.37%) ETL
14 6 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (6.32%) SQL
14 6 (6.32%) Supply Chain Management
15 5 (5.26%) FMCG
16 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
16 4 (4.21%) Data Reconciliation
16 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.11%) MS Project
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (15.79%) SAP FI
2 11 (11.58%) SAP CO
2 11 (11.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (4.21%) SAP PM
3 4 (4.21%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.16%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.11%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.11%) SAP SCM
5 2 (2.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.05%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.05%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (1.05%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.05%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SAP Data Services
2 11 (11.58%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) DataStage
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) eCATT
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.11%) German Language
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (63.16%) Consultant
2 56 (58.95%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (52.63%) Data Consultant
4 47 (49.47%) SAP Data Consultant
5 41 (43.16%) Migration Consultant
6 39 (41.05%) Data Migration Consultant
7 37 (38.95%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 10 (10.53%) Analyst
9 9 (9.47%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (9.47%) Data Manager
9 9 (9.47%) Data Migration Manager
10 8 (8.42%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 8 (8.42%) SAP Data Migration Manager
10 8 (8.42%) SAP Manager
10 8 (8.42%) Data Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) SAP Data Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) SAP Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) Data Conversion Consultant
12 4 (4.21%) SAP FI Consultant
13 3 (3.16%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Conversion
2 5 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (1.05%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) UNIX
1 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (84.21%) Migration
2 79 (83.16%) Data Migration
3 21 (22.11%) ERP
4 20 (21.05%) Data Governance
5 16 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.58%) Validation
7 10 (10.53%) Data Mapping
8 9 (9.47%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (9.47%) Logistics
9 7 (7.37%) ETL
9 7 (7.37%) Data Validation
10 6 (6.32%) Supply Chain Management
11 4 (4.21%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.21%) Data Reconciliation
12 3 (3.16%) Procure-to-pay
12 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.11%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (2.11%) Business Analysis
13 2 (2.11%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) ABAP
2 6 (6.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) GxP
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (98.95%) SAP
2 11 (11.58%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.21%) HP
4 3 (3.16%) Informatica
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago