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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 397 367 368
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Contract jobs citing LSMW 13 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.20% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 1.50% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 15
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +3.00%
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3114 3205 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.23% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2182 2370 2022
Average daily rate £425 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £30.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £117.50 £54.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (93.55%) Migration
2 29 (93.55%) Data Migration
3 11 (35.48%) SAP Data Services
3 11 (35.48%) ABAP
4 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (25.81%) FMCG
6 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
6 7 (22.58%) ETL
7 6 (19.35%) SAP SD
8 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
8 5 (16.13%) Validation
9 4 (12.90%) BAPI
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (12.90%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) Data Validation
10 3 (9.68%) Data Management
10 3 (9.68%) SAP ALE
10 3 (9.68%) ERP
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
11 2 (6.45%) MS Project
11 2 (6.45%) SAPscript
11 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.45%) HP
11 2 (6.45%) Workflow
11 2 (6.45%) SAP WM
11 2 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
11 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP SD
2 2 (6.45%) SAP WM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (29.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Consultant
2 17 (54.84%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (41.94%) Data Consultant
4 12 (38.71%) Migration Consultant
4 12 (38.71%) SAP Data Consultant
4 12 (38.71%) Data Migration Consultant
5 11 (35.48%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 8 (25.81%) Analyst
7 7 (22.58%) Data Analyst
8 6 (19.35%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (6.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 2 (6.45%) SAP Technical Consultant
10 2 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (6.45%) SAP WM Consultant
11 1 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
11 1 (3.23%) ABAP Consultant
11 1 (3.23%) ABAP Developer
11 1 (3.23%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) BAPI
2 3 (9.68%) SAP ALE
3 2 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) EDI
4 1 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Migration
1 29 (93.55%) Data Migration
2 7 (22.58%) ETL
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (12.90%) Line Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.23%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) ABAP
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) SAPscript
4 1 (3.23%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe