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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 145 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing LSMW 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.030% 0.34% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 3.44% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
394 262 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.74% 9.76% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 133 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.53 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.02 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £44.25 £32.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 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.

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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Manchester - - - -
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) ABAP
3 3 (50.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
3 3 (50.00%) SAPscript
3 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (50.00%) BAPI
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
4 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (50.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) ABAP Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (50.00%) BAPI
1 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe