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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 571 517 519
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +2
Contract jobs citing LSMW 29 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 1.06% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 13
Average daily rate
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£455 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £541 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
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
7436 6024 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.64% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5098 3876 3531
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 240
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £18.90 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 November 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 28 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 28 November 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 -87 24 £455 +2.24% 2
London -23 12 £480 +9.71%
North West +7 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
Manchester - 3 £325 -
West Midlands -12 2 £450 - 1
Chorley - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
City of London +22 1 - -
Berkshire +4 1 £425 -11.68%
South East -35 1 £425 -12.82% 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £425 -
Stevenage - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Salford - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 65 (83.33%) Migration
3 61 (78.21%) Data Migration
4 21 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (23.08%) ABAP
5 18 (23.08%) ERP
5 18 (23.08%) Data Governance
6 17 (21.79%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (21.79%) Data Structures
7 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (16.67%) BAPI
8 10 (12.82%) Validation
8 10 (12.82%) Business Objects
8 10 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (11.54%) ETL
9 9 (11.54%) Data Mapping
9 9 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (8.97%) SAP ALE
10 7 (8.97%) SQL
10 7 (8.97%) SAP FI
11 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
11 6 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (7.69%) SAP SD
11 6 (7.69%) SAP CO
11 6 (7.69%) SAP PM
11 6 (7.69%) SAP HCM
12 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.41%) Data Management
12 5 (6.41%) SAP HR
12 5 (6.41%) CRM

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SAP FI
2 6 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (7.69%) SAP SD
2 6 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 6 (7.69%) SAP PM
2 6 (7.69%) SAP HCM
3 5 (6.41%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.13%) SAP MM
4 4 (5.13%) SAP ERP
5 3 (3.85%) SAP CRM
5 3 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.28%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.28%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.28%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.28%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.28%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) eCATT
General
1 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.85%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Consultant
1 53 (67.95%) SAP Consultant
2 31 (39.74%) SAP Data Consultant
2 31 (39.74%) Data Consultant
3 28 (35.90%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 28 (35.90%) Data Migration Consultant
3 28 (35.90%) Migration Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) ABAP Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP PM Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Master Data Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) BAPI
2 7 (8.97%) SAP ALE
3 3 (3.85%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (3.85%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (2.56%) MDX
4 2 (2.56%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) EDI
5 1 (1.28%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (21.79%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.85%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (83.33%) Migration
2 61 (78.21%) Data Migration
3 18 (23.08%) ERP
3 18 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.82%) Validation
6 9 (11.54%) ETL
6 9 (11.54%) Data Mapping
6 9 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.41%) Data Management
7 5 (6.41%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 4 (5.13%) OO
8 4 (5.13%) Data Validation
8 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Time Management
9 3 (3.85%) SAP Security
9 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) ABAP
2 7 (8.97%) SQL
3 3 (3.85%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.28%) GxP
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (12.82%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe
4 3 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
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