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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 393 398 350
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -48
Contract jobs citing LSMW 15 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.080% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.53% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 33
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.23
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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentford +9 5 £450 +50.00%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (96.97%) Migration
3 31 (93.94%) Data Migration
4 14 (42.42%) ABAP
5 11 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
6 10 (30.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) HP
7 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
9 7 (21.21%) ETL
10 6 (18.18%) BAPI
10 6 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
12 4 (12.12%) FMCG
12 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
12 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
12 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (9.09%) SAP Certification
13 3 (9.09%) Informatica
13 3 (9.09%) SAP MM
13 3 (9.09%) ERP
13 3 (9.09%) Maximo
13 3 (9.09%) SAP PM
13 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
13 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
13 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
14 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
14 2 (6.06%) Data Conversion
14 2 (6.06%) Validation

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Maximo
1 3 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Consultant
1 26 (78.79%) SAP Consultant
2 22 (66.67%) Migration Consultant
2 22 (66.67%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 21 (63.64%) Data Consultant
3 21 (63.64%) Data Migration Consultant
3 21 (63.64%) SAP Data Consultant
3 21 (63.64%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP MM Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP PM Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) BAPI
2 1 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) FMCG
3 2 (6.06%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Migration
2 31 (93.94%) Data Migration
3 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.21%) ETL
5 6 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.09%) ERP
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
9 2 (6.06%) Validation
10 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
10 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy