The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 506 501 536
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Contract jobs citing LSMW 43 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.083% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 19
Average daily rate
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£463 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £316 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £419 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.35% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6164 5350 5479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 11.70% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4027 3415 3317
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 147 195
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 £32.70 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
LSMW
UK

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +24 32 £450 +5.88% 6
South East -17 4 £600 +60.00%
North West -4 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
LSMW
UK

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 109 (99.09%) SAP
2 94 (85.45%) Migration
2 94 (85.45%) Data Migration
3 26 (23.64%) ERP
4 22 (20.00%) Finance
4 22 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 19 (17.27%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (15.45%) Data Cleansing
6 17 (15.45%) SAP CO
6 17 (15.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (15.45%) Data Governance
7 15 (13.64%) Validation
8 14 (12.73%) ABAP
8 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.82%) Logistics
10 12 (10.91%) FMCG
10 12 (10.91%) SAP SD
10 12 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (10.91%) Business Objects
11 10 (9.09%) CRM
12 9 (8.18%) Supply Chain Management
12 9 (8.18%) Data Conversion
12 9 (8.18%) SAP ERP
12 9 (8.18%) SQL
13 8 (7.27%) ETL
13 8 (7.27%) BAPI
13 8 (7.27%) SAP CRM
13 8 (7.27%) SAP SCM
14 7 (6.36%) Data Mapping
14 7 (6.36%) Data Validation

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 1 (0.91%) MS Project
1 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 17 (15.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (15.45%) SAP CO
3 12 (10.91%) SAP SD
4 9 (8.18%) SAP ERP
5 8 (7.27%) SAP CRM
5 8 (7.27%) SAP SCM
6 6 (5.45%) SAP APO
6 6 (5.45%) SAP MM
7 4 (3.64%) SAP PM
8 3 (2.73%) SAP PP
8 3 (2.73%) SAP R/3
9 2 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (1.82%) SAP Retail
9 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.91%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.91%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.91%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.91%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) SAP Data Services
2 12 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.73%) DataStage
3 3 (2.73%) BODI
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) eCATT
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) German Language
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 76 (69.09%) Consultant
2 64 (58.18%) SAP Consultant
3 54 (49.09%) Data Consultant
4 48 (43.64%) SAP Data Consultant
5 46 (41.82%) Migration Consultant
6 43 (39.09%) Data Migration Consultant
7 39 (35.45%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 12 (10.91%) Analyst
9 10 (9.09%) Data Analyst
9 10 (9.09%) Data Manager
9 10 (9.09%) SAP Data Analyst
9 10 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (9.09%) Data Migration Manager
10 9 (8.18%) SAP Data Migration Manager
10 9 (8.18%) SAP Manager
11 8 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (6.36%) SAP Technical Consultant
12 7 (6.36%) Data Conversion Consultant
13 5 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
13 5 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) BAPI
2 2 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) FMCG
2 9 (8.18%) Data Conversion
3 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) UNIX
2 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (85.45%) Migration
1 94 (85.45%) Data Migration
2 26 (23.64%) ERP
3 17 (15.45%) Data Cleansing
3 17 (15.45%) Data Governance
4 15 (13.64%) Validation
5 14 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.82%) Logistics
7 10 (9.09%) CRM
8 9 (8.18%) Supply Chain Management
9 8 (7.27%) ETL
10 7 (6.36%) Procure-to-pay
10 7 (6.36%) Data Validation
10 7 (6.36%) Data Mapping
11 4 (3.64%) Data Reconciliation
12 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.73%) Network Planning
13 2 (1.82%) SAP Implementation
13 2 (1.82%) Data Modelling
13 2 (1.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) ABAP
2 9 (8.18%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) GxP
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (99.09%) SAP
2 12 (10.91%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.64%) Informatica
4 3 (2.73%) Manugistics
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 2 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago