The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 266 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +6
Contract jobs citing LSMW 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.13% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.084% 1.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£425 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1189 874 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.00% 10.26% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 489 496
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £15.74 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 0 1 £425 -12.82%
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Conversion
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Informatica
4 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
4 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (20.00%) RTP
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) AS400
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ABAP
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
5 1 (20.00%) GxP
5 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (40.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Data Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Informatica