The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 597 610 570
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Contract jobs citing LSMW 45 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.041% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.31% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 22
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £538
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8227 7465 6951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.51% 13.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5670 4922 4446
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 126 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LSMW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 45 £425 -17.07% 10
London +15 14 £525 +2.43% 3
South West - 10 £358 -
South East - 7 £400 - 2
Surrey - 5 £400 -
Birmingham -5 4 £450 - 2
West Midlands -17 4 £450 -5.26% 3
Somerset - 3 £370 -
Brentford +4 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £338 -
Corby - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £425 -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LSMW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LSMW.

1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 45 (72.58%) Migration
3 43 (69.35%) Data Migration
4 35 (56.45%) ABAP
5 22 (35.48%) BAPI
6 16 (25.81%) SAP Data Services
7 15 (24.19%) ETL
8 10 (16.13%) ERP
8 10 (16.13%) Workflow
8 10 (16.13%) Logistics
9 9 (14.52%) Finance
9 9 (14.52%) SQL
10 8 (12.90%) SAP FI
10 8 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (12.90%) SAP CO
11 7 (11.29%) SAP SD
11 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (11.29%) CRM
12 6 (9.68%) EDI
12 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
12 6 (9.68%) Data Quality
13 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (8.06%) SAP PM
13 5 (8.06%) Data Management
13 5 (8.06%) SAP Implementation
13 5 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (8.06%) Document Management
13 5 (8.06%) Quality Management
13 5 (8.06%) HP
13 5 (8.06%) SAPscript

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP CO
1 8 (12.90%) SAP FI
1 8 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (11.29%) SAP SD
3 5 (8.06%) SAP MM
3 5 (8.06%) SAP PM
4 4 (6.45%) SAP GRC
5 3 (4.84%) SAP HCM
5 3 (4.84%) SAP HR
6 2 (3.23%) Maximo
6 2 (3.23%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (3.23%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.61%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.61%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.84%) Publishing
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Consultant
1 30 (48.39%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) Data Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) Data Migration Lead
2 8 (12.90%) Migration Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) SAP Data Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 8 (12.90%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Data Migration Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) ABAP Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Data Migration Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Migration Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) SAP PM Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Manager
6 4 (6.45%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) BAPI
2 6 (9.68%) EDI
3 4 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (6.45%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.61%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) FMCG
2 3 (4.84%) LIMS
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Migration
2 43 (69.35%) Data Migration
3 15 (24.19%) ETL
4 10 (16.13%) ERP
4 10 (16.13%) Logistics
4 10 (16.13%) Workflow
5 7 (11.29%) CRM
6 5 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (8.06%) Data Management
6 5 (8.06%) Document Management
6 5 (8.06%) Quality Management
6 5 (8.06%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.45%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.45%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) Order to Cash
7 4 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (6.45%) Record to Report
7 4 (6.45%) SAP Security
7 4 (6.45%) Validation
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) ABAP
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Informatica
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) CODA
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
6 1 (1.61%) Talend
6 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
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