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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 405 388 412
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs citing LSMW 8 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £388 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 - £350
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
3661 3541 3259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.45% 14.79% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 2538 2328
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 17
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.75 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015. 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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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
City of London +7 1 £700 +86.66%
Brentford -4 1 £450 -6.49%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (92.31%) Migration
2 24 (92.31%) Data Migration
3 15 (57.69%) SAP Data Services
4 12 (46.15%) ABAP
5 8 (30.77%) ETL
6 6 (23.08%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
7 4 (15.38%) ERP
7 4 (15.38%) Line Management
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
8 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
8 3 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (11.54%) SAP HCM
8 3 (11.54%) FMCG
9 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
9 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (7.69%) Finance
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.69%) MS Project
9 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI
1 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
1 3 (11.54%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
2 13 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (46.15%) Data Consultant
4 11 (42.31%) Data Migration Consultant
4 11 (42.31%) Migration Consultant
4 11 (42.31%) SAP Data Consultant
5 10 (38.46%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 4 (15.38%) SAP Data Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) Developer
9 1 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.85%) BAPI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.54%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Data Migration
1 24 (92.31%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Document Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) ABAP
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) SAPscript
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe