The first table below looks at the demand for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 17 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 West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 142 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing LSMW 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £451 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
465 300 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.98% 12.76% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 188 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.80 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -16 1 £451 +24.27%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) SAP SRM
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) SAP EBP
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) BODI
5 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (50.00%) SAP SRM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP EBP
2 3 (37.50%) SAP SD
3 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (25.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Retail
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM
4 1 (12.50%) SAP APO
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) BODI
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Support
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) GxP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica