The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 596 542 543
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +1
Contract jobs citing LSMW 28 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.094% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.73% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 21
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £569 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £538 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +30.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7679 7171 5991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.28% 12.91% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4614 3748
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 150 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LSMW within the UK.

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LSMW
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LSMW within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

LSMW Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LSMW
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LSMW within the UK.

LSMW Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LSMW
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 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.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 19 £463 -2.63% 8
London -14 11 £500 +5.26%
City of London -1 3 £700 -
North West -15 3 £375 - 3
Brentford -5 2 £481 +8.45%
Scotland -1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -23 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Hull - 1 £475 -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (72.13%) Migration
3 40 (65.57%) Data Migration
4 27 (44.26%) ABAP
5 18 (29.51%) SAP Data Services
6 16 (26.23%) ETL
7 11 (18.03%) BAPI
8 10 (16.39%) ERP
9 9 (14.75%) SQL
9 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
10 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
10 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.48%) SAP CO
11 7 (11.48%) SAP FI
11 7 (11.48%) SAP SD
11 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (11.48%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (9.84%) Logistics
12 6 (9.84%) SAP MM
12 6 (9.84%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (9.84%) Data Mapping
12 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
13 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.20%) Automotive
14 4 (6.56%) SAP Smart Forms
14 4 (6.56%) Finance
14 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (6.56%) VB
14 4 (6.56%) CRM
14 4 (6.56%) HP

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SAP SD
1 7 (11.48%) SAP FI
1 7 (11.48%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (11.48%) SAP CO
2 6 (9.84%) SAP MM
3 4 (6.56%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (4.92%) SAP HCM
5 2 (3.28%) SAP PP
5 2 (3.28%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.64%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.64%) SAP ECC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (4.92%) MS Access
3 2 (3.28%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) DataStage
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.20%) Automotive
4 4 (6.56%) Finance
5 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.28%) Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 2 (3.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (1.64%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Consultant
2 31 (50.82%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (31.15%) Data Consultant
4 18 (29.51%) SAP Data Consultant
4 18 (29.51%) Migration Consultant
5 17 (27.87%) Data Migration Consultant
6 16 (26.23%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 11 (18.03%) SAP Analyst
7 11 (18.03%) SAP Data Analyst
7 11 (18.03%) Data Analyst
7 11 (18.03%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) SAP SD Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) SAP Manager
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Migration Manager
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Manager
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Data Migration Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) BAPI
2 4 (6.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (4.92%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.64%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Migration
2 40 (65.57%) Data Migration
3 16 (26.23%) ETL
4 10 (16.39%) ERP
5 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.84%) Logistics
6 6 (9.84%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (9.84%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.56%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (6.56%) Line Management
7 4 (6.56%) CRM
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.28%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (3.28%) Data Transformation
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) Change Management
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
10 1 (1.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) ABAP
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) VB
4 3 (4.92%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (6.56%) HP
3 3 (4.92%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Northgate
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