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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 515 502 545
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +43
Contract jobs citing LSMW 49 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.099% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 0.84% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £309 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +22.22%
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
6379 5467 5617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 11.77% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3504 3364
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 £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 135 206
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 £30.00 £25.38 £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 24 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 24 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 +31 39 £475 +22.58% 8
South East -26 4 £600 +60.00% 1
North West -12 1 - - 2
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
LSMW
UK

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 100 (99.01%) SAP
2 84 (83.17%) Migration
2 84 (83.17%) Data Migration
3 23 (22.77%) ERP
4 21 (20.79%) Finance
5 18 (17.82%) Data Governance
6 17 (16.83%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (16.83%) SAP FI
7 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (13.86%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (13.86%) SAP CO
8 13 (12.87%) ABAP
9 12 (11.88%) Data Cleansing
9 12 (11.88%) Logistics
10 11 (10.89%) FMCG
11 10 (9.90%) Business Objects
11 10 (9.90%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (8.91%) Validation
12 9 (8.91%) Supply Chain Management
13 7 (6.93%) BAPI
13 7 (6.93%) SQL
13 7 (6.93%) Data Conversion
13 7 (6.93%) SAP SCM
14 6 (5.94%) General Ledger
14 6 (5.94%) Data Mapping
14 6 (5.94%) Data Validation
14 6 (5.94%) SAP ERP
14 6 (5.94%) ETL
14 6 (5.94%) SAP SD
15 5 (4.95%) SAP APO

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (16.83%) SAP FI
2 14 (13.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (13.86%) SAP CO
3 7 (6.93%) SAP SCM
4 6 (5.94%) SAP ERP
4 6 (5.94%) SAP SD
5 5 (4.95%) SAP APO
5 5 (4.95%) SAP CRM
5 5 (4.95%) SAP PM
6 3 (2.97%) SAP R/3
7 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.98%) SAP Retail
7 2 (1.98%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.98%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.99%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.99%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (9.90%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.97%) DataStage
3 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.97%) BODI
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) eCATT
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.96%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (67.33%) Consultant
2 58 (57.43%) SAP Consultant
3 49 (48.51%) Data Consultant
4 45 (44.55%) SAP Data Consultant
5 40 (39.60%) Migration Consultant
6 38 (37.62%) Data Migration Consultant
7 35 (34.65%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 9 (8.91%) Data Manager
8 9 (8.91%) Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Data Migration Manager
9 8 (7.92%) SAP Data Migration Manager
9 8 (7.92%) SAP Manager
9 8 (7.92%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (6.93%) Data Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Data Conversion Consultant
10 7 (6.93%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 7 (6.93%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) SAP Data Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) FMCG
2 7 (6.93%) Data Conversion
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) UNIX
2 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (83.17%) Migration
1 84 (83.17%) Data Migration
2 23 (22.77%) ERP
3 18 (17.82%) Data Governance
4 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.88%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (11.88%) Logistics
6 9 (8.91%) Validation
6 9 (8.91%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (5.94%) Data Mapping
7 6 (5.94%) Data Validation
7 6 (5.94%) ETL
8 5 (4.95%) CRM
8 5 (4.95%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (3.96%) Data Reconciliation
10 3 (2.97%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (1.98%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (1.98%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (1.98%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) ABAP
2 7 (6.93%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 100 (99.01%) SAP
2 10 (9.90%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.96%) HP
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) Manugistics
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago