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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 557 529 559
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +30
Contract jobs citing LSMW 49 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.095% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.81% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 11
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£463 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £543 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
7292 6185 6391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4675 3967 3639
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 26 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 29 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 42 £463 +2.77% 11
London +31 32 £463 +2.77% 6
South East -28 4 - - 1
City of London +19 3 £375 +7.14% 2
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
North West -20 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (99.01%) SAP
2 84 (83.17%) Migration
3 83 (82.18%) Data Migration
4 21 (20.79%) ERP
5 20 (19.80%) Data Governance
6 17 (16.83%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (16.83%) Finance
7 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (15.84%) ABAP
8 11 (10.89%) SAP FI
9 10 (9.90%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (9.90%) Business Objects
9 10 (9.90%) BAPI
10 9 (8.91%) Logistics
10 9 (8.91%) Data Mapping
10 9 (8.91%) Validation
10 9 (8.91%) ETL
11 8 (7.92%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (7.92%) Data Conversion
11 8 (7.92%) SAP CO
12 7 (6.93%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (5.94%) SQL
13 6 (5.94%) SAP SD
13 6 (5.94%) Supply Chain Management
14 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
15 4 (3.96%) Data Reconciliation
15 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (3.96%) HP

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Project
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) SAP FI
2 8 (7.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (7.92%) SAP CO
3 6 (5.94%) SAP SD
4 4 (3.96%) SAP PM
4 4 (3.96%) SAP HCM
5 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.97%) SAP SCM
5 3 (2.97%) SAP HR
5 3 (2.97%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.98%) SAP Retail
6 2 (1.98%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.98%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (9.90%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.99%) DataStage
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) eCATT
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.98%) German Language
4 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (63.37%) Consultant
2 62 (61.39%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (50.50%) Data Consultant
4 49 (48.51%) SAP Data Consultant
5 44 (43.56%) Migration Consultant
6 43 (42.57%) Data Migration Consultant
7 41 (40.59%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
8 10 (9.90%) Data Manager
8 10 (9.90%) Data Migration Manager
9 9 (8.91%) SAP Manager
9 9 (8.91%) SAP Data Migration Manager
9 9 (8.91%) Analyst
9 9 (8.91%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (7.92%) SAP Technical Consultant
11 7 (6.93%) Data Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) Data Conversion Consultant
12 5 (4.95%) SAP Data Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) SAP Analyst
13 3 (2.97%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
13 3 (2.97%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) BAPI
2 4 (3.96%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.99%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Data Conversion
2 1 (0.99%) FMCG
2 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.99%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (83.17%) Migration
2 83 (82.18%) Data Migration
3 21 (20.79%) ERP
4 20 (19.80%) Data Governance
5 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.91%) ETL
6 9 (8.91%) Logistics
6 9 (8.91%) Data Mapping
6 9 (8.91%) Validation
7 7 (6.93%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (5.94%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (4.95%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Data Validation
10 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.96%) Data Reconciliation
11 3 (2.97%) Procure-to-pay
11 3 (2.97%) Time Management
11 3 (2.97%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) ABAP
2 6 (5.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.99%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) GxP
1 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 100 (99.01%) SAP
2 10 (9.90%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.96%) HP
4 3 (2.97%) Informatica
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago