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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 608 590 558
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -32
Contract jobs citing LSMW 36 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.46% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 26
Median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £516 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
8179 7182 6935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.24% 13.04% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4697 4491
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 130 155
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 30 May 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 20 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 30 May 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 +14 35 £400 -20.00% 8
London +2 15 £463 -9.75% 2
South West - 6 £350 -
South East - 5 £400 - 2
Surrey - 3 £400 -
East of England +9 2 £425 -
Brentford +5 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £338 -
Somerset - 2 £375 -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Northamptonshire +3 1 - -
Birmingham +2 1 £500 -
West Midlands -16 1 £500 +2.56%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (73.08%) Migration
3 36 (69.23%) Data Migration
4 24 (46.15%) ABAP
5 21 (40.38%) BAPI
6 17 (32.69%) ETL
7 16 (30.77%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (17.31%) ERP
9 8 (15.38%) SQL
10 7 (13.46%) CRM
10 7 (13.46%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
11 6 (11.54%) HP
11 6 (11.54%) Finance
11 6 (11.54%) Logistics
11 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (9.62%) Data Management
12 5 (9.62%) Document Management
12 5 (9.62%) Data Mapping
12 5 (9.62%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (9.62%) Workflow
12 5 (9.62%) SAP MM
12 5 (9.62%) Informatica
12 5 (9.62%) SAPscript
13 4 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
13 4 (7.69%) Maximo
13 4 (7.69%) FMCG
13 4 (7.69%) SAP GRC
13 4 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms

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 (5.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SAP SD
2 5 (9.62%) SAP MM
3 4 (7.69%) Maximo
3 4 (7.69%) SAP GRC
3 4 (7.69%) SAP PM
4 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
4 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
4 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (5.77%) SAP HCM
4 3 (5.77%) SAP HR
5 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (3.85%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.92%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (13.46%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Consultant
2 27 (51.92%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Data Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Migration Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) Data Migration Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) SAP Data Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Migration Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Data Migration Lead
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Lead
8 4 (7.69%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) SAP PM Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) BAPI
2 4 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 4 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (5.77%) EDI
4 2 (3.85%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) FMCG
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Migration
2 36 (69.23%) Data Migration
3 17 (32.69%) ETL
4 9 (17.31%) ERP
5 7 (13.46%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) Logistics
7 5 (9.62%) Data Management
7 5 (9.62%) Data Mapping
7 5 (9.62%) Document Management
7 5 (9.62%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Security
9 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.77%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (5.77%) EAM
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
10 2 (3.85%) Change Management
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (3.85%) OO
10 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) ABAP
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (11.54%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Informatica
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
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