The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 383 333 359
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +26
Contract jobs citing LSMW 16 51 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.23% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 1.76% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 8
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£450 £451 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £394 £438
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LSMW
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3133 2903 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 13.36% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2090 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in London

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LSMW across the London region.

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in London

LSMW
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LSMW across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

LSMW Daily Rate Histogram in London

LSMW
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the London region.

LSMW Hourly Rate Trend in London

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (96.43%) Migration
2 27 (96.43%) Data Migration
3 8 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
3 8 (28.57%) FMCG
3 8 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (25.00%) SAP SD
4 7 (25.00%) Validation
5 6 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 5 (17.86%) ABAP
6 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
7 4 (14.29%) Data Validation
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
8 3 (10.71%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) BAPI
8 3 (10.71%) ETL
9 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (7.14%) SAP ALE
9 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
9 2 (7.14%) CRM

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (7.14%) SAP WM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.57%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Consultant
1 18 (64.29%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Data Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) SAP Data Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) Data Migration Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) Migration Consultant
4 8 (28.57%) Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Data Analyst
6 6 (21.43%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) SAP WM Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Data Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Data Quality Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) BAPI
2 2 (7.14%) SAP ALE
3 1 (3.57%) EDI
3 1 (3.57%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) FMCG
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Migration
1 27 (96.43%) Data Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Validation
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (17.86%) ERP
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
5 4 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (7.14%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) ABAP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) HP