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 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 250 233 243
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing LSMW 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £350 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -5.88%
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
1116 971 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.58% 11.40% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 535 556
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 60
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
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 23 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
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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
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LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (95.00%) SAP
2 15 (75.00%) Migration
2 15 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 11 (55.00%) SAP CRM
3 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 11 (55.00%) Informatica
4 9 (45.00%) ETL
5 8 (40.00%) SAP SD
5 8 (40.00%) ERP
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) SAP ERP
7 6 (30.00%) Validation
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
7 6 (30.00%) SAP MM
7 6 (30.00%) BAPI
8 5 (25.00%) AS400
8 5 (25.00%) Data Conversion
9 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (15.00%) SAP APO
10 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (15.00%) SAP SCM
10 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
11 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
11 2 (10.00%) Logistics
11 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
11 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (55.00%) SAP CRM
2 8 (40.00%) SAP SD
3 7 (35.00%) SAP ERP
4 6 (30.00%) SAP FI
4 6 (30.00%) SAP MM
5 3 (15.00%) SAP APO
5 3 (15.00%) SAP SCM
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) BODI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Consultant
2 15 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (60.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 12 (60.00%) Data Consultant
4 11 (55.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 11 (55.00%) Migration Consultant
4 11 (55.00%) Data Migration Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Support
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) AS400
1 5 (25.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Migration
1 15 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 9 (45.00%) ETL
4 8 (40.00%) ERP
5 6 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (15.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) SAP
2 11 (55.00%) Informatica
3 2 (10.00%) Manugistics
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects