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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 587 541 509
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -32
Contract jobs citing LSMW 22 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.094% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 18
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£506 £475 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £570 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate - £538 £419
% change year-on-year
- +28.35%
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
7282 6775 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.27% 12.80% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4310 3445
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 151
Average hourly rate £37.87 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 9 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 6 July 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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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 -41 15 £506 +9.45% 3
London -14 11 £506 +12.50%
Brentford -2 3 £450 -2.70%
City of London -4 3 £700 +55.55%
Scotland +1 1 - -
West Midlands -1 1 - - 2
North West -16 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (73.97%) Migration
3 52 (71.23%) Data Migration
4 30 (41.10%) ABAP
5 18 (24.66%) SAP Data Services
6 16 (21.92%) ETL
7 11 (15.07%) BAPI
7 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.70%) ERP
9 9 (12.33%) SAP SD
9 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (10.96%) SQL
11 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.59%) SAP FI
11 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
11 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
11 7 (9.59%) FMCG
12 6 (8.22%) SAP ALE
12 6 (8.22%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (8.22%) SAP MM
13 5 (6.85%) SAPscript
13 5 (6.85%) JD Edwards
13 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
13 5 (6.85%) Automotive
13 5 (6.85%) SAP HCM
13 5 (6.85%) QA
13 5 (6.85%) SAP IS-U
13 5 (6.85%) Logistics
13 5 (6.85%) Data Structures

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) SAP SD
2 7 (9.59%) SAP FI
2 7 (9.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (9.59%) SAP CO
3 6 (8.22%) SAP MM
4 5 (6.85%) SAP HCM
4 5 (6.85%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.74%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP ECC
6 1 (1.37%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (1.37%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.37%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (5.48%) DataStage
3 3 (4.11%) MS Access
4 2 (2.74%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 9 (12.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.85%) Automotive
4 4 (5.48%) Finance
5 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Billing
7 1 (1.37%) Greek Language
7 1 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Consultant
2 36 (49.32%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (27.40%) Data Consultant
4 19 (26.03%) SAP Data Consultant
4 19 (26.03%) Migration Consultant
5 18 (24.66%) Data Migration Consultant
6 17 (23.29%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 14 (19.18%) Analyst
8 13 (17.81%) Data Analyst
9 10 (13.70%) SAP Analyst
10 9 (12.33%) SAP Data Analyst
11 8 (10.96%) SAP Manager
12 7 (9.59%) SAP Data Manager
12 7 (9.59%) Data Manager
13 6 (8.22%) SAP MM Consultant
14 5 (6.85%) SAP Data Migration Manager
14 5 (6.85%) Functional Analyst
14 5 (6.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
14 5 (6.85%) Data Migration Manager
14 5 (6.85%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) BAPI
2 6 (8.22%) SAP ALE
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) EDI
4 2 (2.74%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.37%) .NET
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.37%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) FMCG
3 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (73.97%) Migration
2 52 (71.23%) Data Migration
3 16 (21.92%) ETL
4 10 (13.70%) ERP
5 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.22%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.85%) Logistics
8 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.48%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.48%) Data Reconciliation
8 4 (5.48%) Line Management
9 3 (4.11%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (4.11%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
10 2 (2.74%) Project Management
10 2 (2.74%) Change Management
10 2 (2.74%) Workflow
10 2 (2.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) ABAP
2 8 (10.96%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) SAPscript
4 4 (5.48%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
1 5 (6.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.85%) JD Edwards
3 4 (5.48%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) Northgate
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