The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank - 167 139
Contract jobs citing LSMW 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.53% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £455
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £5.00 - -
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
563 563 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 12.73% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 363 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing LSMW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in the North West