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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 536 448 471
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +23
Contract jobs citing LSMW 29 91 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 1.68% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 19
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6129 5418 4678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.25% 12.06% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4026 3502 3021
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 102 145
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -43 15 £450 -0.11% 1
West Midlands +1 4 £500 +21.95% 1
North East +10 3 - -
East of England - 3 £500 -
Midlands +6 2 - -
South East -22 1 £450 - 1
North West -24 1 - - 1
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LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (75.00%) Migration
3 36 (69.23%) Data Migration
4 18 (34.62%) ABAP
5 14 (26.92%) Manufacturing
6 13 (25.00%) BAPI
7 8 (15.38%) SAP MM
7 8 (15.38%) SAP SD
7 8 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (15.38%) FMCG
7 8 (15.38%) Data Quality
8 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (13.46%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (13.46%) SAP ALE
8 7 (13.46%) Validation
8 7 (13.46%) Finance
9 6 (11.54%) SAP CO
9 6 (11.54%) Data Management
9 6 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (11.54%) SAPscript
9 6 (11.54%) SAP FI
9 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (11.54%) ERP
9 6 (11.54%) ETL
9 6 (11.54%) Logistics
9 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
10 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.62%) Automotive

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SAP SD
1 8 (15.38%) SAP MM
2 6 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (11.54%) SAP CO
2 6 (11.54%) SAP FI
3 3 (5.77%) SAP PM
4 2 (3.85%) SAP WM
4 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.92%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.92%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.85%) SAP BI
General
1 14 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (9.62%) Automotive
5 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.92%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Consultant
1 34 (65.38%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Data Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) SAP Data Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) Data Migration Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) Migration Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) SAP MM Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) ABAP Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) Functional Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) SAP Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) BAPI
2 7 (13.46%) SAP ALE
3 4 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (5.77%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (3.85%) EDI
5 2 (3.85%) MDX
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) FMCG
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Migration
2 36 (69.23%) Data Migration
3 8 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (13.46%) Validation
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.54%) Data Management
5 6 (11.54%) Logistics
5 6 (11.54%) ERP
5 6 (11.54%) ETL
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
7 4 (7.69%) Workflow
7 4 (7.69%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.77%) Data Mapping
8 3 (5.77%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (3.85%) Cash Management
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.85%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) ABAP
2 6 (11.54%) SAPscript
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
2 3 (5.77%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) HP