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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
UK
Rank 551 586 588
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Contract jobs citing LSMW 30 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.063% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 18
Median daily rate £468 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £341 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -5.55%
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
7271 7624 6916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 15.02% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4840 5082 4704
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 203 120
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £24.77 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017.

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 17 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +36 30 £468 +4.00% 5
Hertfordshire - 12 £469 -
East of England - 12 £469 -
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £469 -
South West +15 4 £428 -5.00% 1
South East +14 4 £463 +54.16%
London -13 4 £563 +25.05% 2
North West - 4 £625 -
Merseyside - 3 £650 -
Kent - 2 £475 -
Stansted - 2 £475 -
Liverpool - 2 £650 -
Bristol - 2 £430 -
Surrey +19 1 £425 +41.66%
Weybridge +1 1 £425 +41.66%
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -
Manchester - 1 £275 -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 59 (81.94%) Migration
3 51 (70.83%) Data Migration
4 27 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
5 23 (31.94%) BAPI
6 21 (29.17%) Finance
6 21 (29.17%) SAP Data Services
7 20 (27.78%) ABAP
8 17 (23.61%) ETL
8 17 (23.61%) SAP HR
9 14 (19.44%) ERP
9 14 (19.44%) XML
10 13 (18.06%) Validation
10 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
11 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 12 (16.67%) Data Mapping
11 12 (16.67%) SQL
11 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (13.89%) Data Structures
12 10 (13.89%) SAP FI
12 10 (13.89%) Data Conversion
13 9 (12.50%) Data Extraction
13 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
13 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 9 (12.50%) Data Quality
14 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (9.72%) SAP HCM
14 7 (9.72%) Data Transformation
15 6 (8.33%) Integration Testing
15 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

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 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (23.61%) SAP HR
2 10 (13.89%) SAP FI
3 7 (9.72%) SAP HCM
4 5 (6.94%) SAP CO
4 5 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (4.17%) SAP ERP
5 3 (4.17%) SAP MM
5 3 (4.17%) SAP PP
5 3 (4.17%) SAP QM
5 3 (4.17%) SAP SD
6 2 (2.78%) SAP APO
6 2 (2.78%) SAP CS
6 2 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (2.78%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (1.39%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.39%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.39%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.39%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.39%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) eCATT
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Consultant
2 33 (45.83%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (20.83%) Data Consultant
4 14 (19.44%) SAP Data Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Data Migration Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Data Migration Specialist
5 10 (13.89%) Migration Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Migration Specialist
6 9 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 8 (11.11%) HR Specialist
8 7 (9.72%) Data Manager
9 6 (8.33%) Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Data Migration Manager
10 5 (6.94%) Migration Manager
10 5 (6.94%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
10 5 (6.94%) SAP Developer
10 5 (6.94%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 4 (5.56%) Data Migration Lead
11 4 (5.56%) SAP Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) BAPI
2 14 (19.44%) XML
3 5 (6.94%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (4.17%) EDI
4 3 (4.17%) SAP ALE
4 3 (4.17%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Data Conversion
2 10 (13.89%) Data Structures
3 9 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 4 (5.56%) FMCG
5 3 (4.17%) LIMS
6 2 (2.78%) AS400
6 2 (2.78%) SCADA
7 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) Migration
2 51 (70.83%) Data Migration
3 27 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
4 17 (23.61%) ETL
5 14 (19.44%) ERP
6 13 (18.06%) Validation
7 12 (16.67%) Data Mapping
8 7 (9.72%) Data Transformation
8 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Data Validation
10 5 (6.94%) Logistics
10 5 (6.94%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (5.56%) Data Governance
11 4 (5.56%) Workflow
12 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.17%) CRM
12 3 (4.17%) Demand Management
12 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
12 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) ABAP
2 12 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.56%) GxP
2 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Northgate
3 3 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.78%) Ariba
5 1 (1.39%) Concur
5 1 (1.39%) OpenText
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