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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 568 526 512
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -14
Contract jobs citing LSMW 19 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.085% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 20
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£463 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £541 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £538 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +30.30%
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
6959 6416 5500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.48% 13.00% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4630 4199 3513
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 131 133
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -19 11 £500 +8.10% 2
North West -25 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -26 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 - -
LSMW
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LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (80.43%) Migration
3 35 (76.09%) Data Migration
4 18 (39.13%) ABAP
5 15 (32.61%) SAP Data Services
6 14 (30.43%) ETL
7 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
8 8 (17.39%) BAPI
9 7 (15.22%) SQL
10 6 (13.04%) ERP
10 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (13.04%) Data Mapping
10 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.04%) Data Structures
11 5 (10.87%) Automotive
11 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
11 5 (10.87%) SAP SD
11 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
11 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (8.70%) CRM
12 4 (8.70%) SAP MM
12 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 4 (8.70%) HP
12 4 (8.70%) Logistics
12 4 (8.70%) Line Management
12 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (6.52%) FMCG
13 3 (6.52%) QA
13 3 (6.52%) SAP HCM

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP SD
1 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
1 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
2 4 (8.70%) SAP MM
3 3 (6.52%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.17%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (10.87%) Automotive
4 3 (6.52%) Finance
5 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Consultant
2 25 (54.35%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (36.96%) Data Consultant
4 16 (34.78%) SAP Data Consultant
5 15 (32.61%) Data Migration Consultant
5 15 (32.61%) Migration Consultant
6 14 (30.43%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) SAP Data Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Data Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) SAP SD Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Management Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) SAP Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Data Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) BAPI
2 2 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.04%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.52%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Migration
2 35 (76.09%) Data Migration
3 14 (30.43%) ETL
4 6 (13.04%) Data Mapping
4 6 (13.04%) ERP
5 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Logistics
6 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Data Transformation
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.17%) Data Governance
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) ABAP
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Northgate
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