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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 560 524 531
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Contract jobs citing LSMW 40 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.098% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.82% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 8
Average daily rate
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£468 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
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 £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 25 £475 +5.55% 4
North West -21 4 £325 -7.14% 1
South East -22 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
West Midlands -12 2 £450 - 1
East of England - - - -
LSMW
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LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 86 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (87.21%) Migration
3 72 (83.72%) Data Migration
4 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (25.58%) ERP
6 21 (24.42%) Data Structures
6 21 (24.42%) Data Governance
7 19 (22.09%) SAP Data Services
8 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (17.44%) ABAP
10 13 (15.12%) Finance
11 11 (12.79%) BAPI
11 11 (12.79%) ETL
12 10 (11.63%) Business Objects
12 10 (11.63%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (11.63%) Validation
13 9 (10.47%) Data Mapping
14 8 (9.30%) Data Conversion
14 8 (9.30%) SAP FI
14 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (9.30%) SQL
15 7 (8.14%) SAP SD
15 7 (8.14%) Data Cleansing
16 6 (6.98%) SAP PM
17 5 (5.81%) SAP FI/CO
17 5 (5.81%) SAP CO
17 5 (5.81%) Data Management
17 5 (5.81%) Logistics
18 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
18 4 (4.65%) SAP ERP

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) SAP FI
2 7 (8.14%) SAP SD
3 6 (6.98%) SAP PM
4 5 (5.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (5.81%) SAP CO
5 4 (4.65%) SAP ERP
6 3 (3.49%) SAP SCM
6 3 (3.49%) SAP CRM
6 3 (3.49%) SAP MM
7 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.16%) SAP Retail
8 1 (1.16%) SAP PP
8 1 (1.16%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.16%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (11.63%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.16%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) eCATT
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.33%) German Language
4 2 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Consultant
1 56 (65.12%) SAP Consultant
2 41 (47.67%) Data Consultant
2 41 (47.67%) SAP Data Consultant
3 33 (38.37%) Data Migration Consultant
3 33 (38.37%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 33 (38.37%) Migration Consultant
4 8 (9.30%) Data Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Data Migration Manager
5 7 (8.14%) SAP Manager
5 7 (8.14%) SAP Data Migration Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Data Conversion Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) ABAP Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) BAPI
2 3 (3.49%) SAP ALE
2 3 (3.49%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (2.33%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.33%) MDX
3 2 (2.33%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (24.42%) Data Structures
3 8 (9.30%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.16%) FMCG
4 1 (1.16%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (87.21%) Migration
2 72 (83.72%) Data Migration
3 22 (25.58%) ERP
4 21 (24.42%) Data Governance
5 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.79%) ETL
7 10 (11.63%) Validation
8 9 (10.47%) Data Mapping
9 7 (8.14%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (5.81%) Data Management
10 5 (5.81%) Logistics
11 4 (4.65%) OO
11 4 (4.65%) Data Validation
11 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.49%) Data Reconciliation
12 3 (3.49%) CRM
12 3 (3.49%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.49%) Workflow
12 3 (3.49%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) ABAP
2 8 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (3.49%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) GxP
1 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (11.63%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.65%) HP
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Informatica
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
West Midlands
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + PLUS EXPENSES
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago