The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 582 599 537
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -62
Contract jobs citing LSMW 48 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.031% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.23% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 21
Median daily rate £438 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £538
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -13.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8030 6960 6180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.08% 13.49% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5557 4664 4045
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 106 129
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £22.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.43 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LSMW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 14 £400 - 2
London +4 12 £600 +17.07% 2
South West - 7 £375 -
East of England +21 5 £438 -
West Midlands -23 3 £450 -
LSMW
UK

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LSMW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 60 (80.00%) Migration
3 54 (72.00%) Data Migration
4 33 (44.00%) ABAP
5 25 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
6 22 (29.33%) BAPI
7 21 (28.00%) ETL
8 16 (21.33%) SQL
8 16 (21.33%) SAP FI
9 14 (18.67%) SAP FI/CO
9 14 (18.67%) SAP CO
10 13 (17.33%) Finance
10 13 (17.33%) ERP
11 11 (14.67%) SAP MM
11 11 (14.67%) Workflow
12 10 (13.33%) Validation
12 10 (13.33%) Logistics
12 10 (13.33%) Data Quality
13 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
13 9 (12.00%) CRM
14 8 (10.67%) SAP SD
14 8 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
15 7 (9.33%) Data Extraction
15 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (8.00%) EDI
16 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
16 6 (8.00%) Project Management
16 6 (8.00%) Quality Management
16 6 (8.00%) SAP PP
16 6 (8.00%) Data Mapping

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (21.33%) SAP FI
2 14 (18.67%) SAP CO
2 14 (18.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (14.67%) SAP MM
4 8 (10.67%) SAP SD
5 6 (8.00%) SAP PP
6 5 (6.67%) SAP PM
7 3 (4.00%) SAP HCM
7 3 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (2.67%) SAP APO
8 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
8 2 (2.67%) SAP ERP
8 2 (2.67%) SAP HR
8 2 (2.67%) SAP MDM
8 2 (2.67%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (2.67%) SAP R/3
9 1 (1.33%) SAP CS
9 1 (1.33%) SAP GRC
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) GIS
4 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Billing
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Consultant
2 36 (48.00%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (16.00%) Data Migration Lead
3 12 (16.00%) SAP Data Migration Lead
4 10 (13.33%) Data Consultant
4 10 (13.33%) SAP Data Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) Migration Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Data Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Data Migration Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Data Migration Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Migration Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) ABAP Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) SAP MM Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) SAP Manager
8 5 (6.67%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) BAPI
2 6 (8.00%) EDI
3 4 (5.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.33%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.33%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Extraction
2 6 (8.00%) Data Conversion
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.33%) FMCG
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) LIMS
5 2 (2.67%) AS400
5 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.67%) SCADA
6 1 (1.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (80.00%) Migration
2 54 (72.00%) Data Migration
3 21 (28.00%) ETL
4 13 (17.33%) ERP
5 11 (14.67%) Workflow
6 10 (13.33%) Logistics
6 10 (13.33%) Validation
7 9 (12.00%) CRM
8 8 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (8.00%) Data Mapping
9 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 6 (8.00%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.67%) Data Management
10 5 (6.67%) Document Management
10 5 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (5.33%) OO
11 4 (5.33%) Order to Cash
11 4 (5.33%) Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (5.33%) Record to Report
11 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) ABAP
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) SAPscript
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.33%) GxP
3 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.67%) QA
5 1 (1.33%) GCP
5 1 (1.33%) GLP
5 1 (1.33%) GMP
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.67%) HP
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) CODA
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Talend
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
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