The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 366 357 417
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +60
Contract jobs citing LSMW 46 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.097% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 10
Average daily rate £450 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £406 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3210 2698 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 12.48% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 1999 1817
Average daily rate £412 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
LSMW
England

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 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 2 £365 -14.61%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 93 (100.00%) SAP
2 78 (83.87%) Migration
3 77 (82.80%) Data Migration
4 24 (25.81%) ERP
5 22 (23.66%) CRM
5 22 (23.66%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (19.35%) Finance
6 18 (19.35%) SAP CRM
7 17 (18.28%) ABAP
8 16 (17.20%) Data Cleansing
9 15 (16.13%) FMCG
9 15 (16.13%) Business Objects
9 15 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (16.13%) SAP FI
10 13 (13.98%) SAP CO
10 13 (13.98%) SAP FI/CO
10 13 (13.98%) SAP APO
10 13 (13.98%) Data Quality
11 12 (12.90%) SAP ERP
12 11 (11.83%) SAP SCM
12 11 (11.83%) Data Governance
12 11 (11.83%) Validation
13 10 (10.75%) Logistics
14 9 (9.68%) Procure-to-pay
14 9 (9.68%) SAP SD
14 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.60%) Data Management
16 7 (7.53%) General Ledger
16 7 (7.53%) SAP SRM
16 7 (7.53%) SQL

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (19.35%) SAP CRM
2 15 (16.13%) SAP FI
3 13 (13.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (13.98%) SAP CO
3 13 (13.98%) SAP APO
4 12 (12.90%) SAP ERP
5 11 (11.83%) SAP SCM
6 9 (9.68%) SAP SD
7 7 (7.53%) SAP SRM
8 6 (6.45%) SAP HR
9 4 (4.30%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (3.23%) SAP MM
10 3 (3.23%) SAP WM
10 3 (3.23%) SAP R/3
11 2 (2.15%) SAP PM
11 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (2.15%) SAP PP
12 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
12 1 (1.08%) SAP FSCM
12 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SAP Data Services
2 15 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.38%) BODI
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) DataStage
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (1.08%) eCATT
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) General Ledger
3 5 (5.38%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (66.67%) Consultant
2 49 (52.69%) SAP Consultant
3 39 (41.94%) Data Consultant
4 36 (38.71%) Migration Consultant
5 35 (37.63%) SAP Data Consultant
6 34 (36.56%) Data Migration Consultant
7 32 (34.41%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 15 (16.13%) Data Analyst
8 15 (16.13%) Analyst
8 15 (16.13%) SAP Analyst
8 15 (16.13%) SAP Data Analyst
9 9 (9.68%) Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Functional Consultant
10 7 (7.53%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 5 (5.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 4 (4.30%) SAP CRM Consultant
12 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (4.30%) CRM Consultant
12 4 (4.30%) SAP ISU Consultant
13 3 (3.23%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) BAPI
2 6 (6.45%) SAP ALE
2 6 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (4.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) FMCG
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (83.87%) Migration
2 77 (82.80%) Data Migration
3 24 (25.81%) ERP
4 22 (23.66%) CRM
5 16 (17.20%) Data Cleansing
6 11 (11.83%) Data Governance
6 11 (11.83%) Validation
7 10 (10.75%) Logistics
8 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.68%) Procure-to-pay
9 8 (8.60%) Data Management
10 6 (6.45%) Network Planning
10 6 (6.45%) Time Management
11 5 (5.38%) Data Validation
11 5 (5.38%) Supply Chain Management
11 5 (5.38%) ETL
12 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.30%) E-Procurement
12 4 (4.30%) Data Mapping
12 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) ABAP
2 7 (7.53%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) SAPscript
4 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (16.13%) Business Objects
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.45%) Manugistics
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
5 2 (2.15%) IBM