The first table below looks at the demand for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 24 July 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 238 212 240
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing LSMW 4 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.21% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 1.95% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£600 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
+30.30% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1001 922 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.90% 10.94% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 498 453
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 51
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
LSMW
England

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 2 £600 -
Surrey - - - -
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) ABAP
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) SAP SCM
4 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
5 1 (16.67%) DataStage
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (33.33%) SAP SCM
1 2 (33.33%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DataStage
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM