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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 550 471 490
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +19
Contract jobs citing LSMW 37 95 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.19% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 1.56% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 18
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £394 £438
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.00%
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
7047 6094 5125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 12.01% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4613 3832 3234
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 114 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £17.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 25 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 3 March 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 -69 29 £450 - 2
London -31 16 £450 -0.11% 1
North East +5 3 - -
West Midlands -3 3 £475 +35.71%
East of England - 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 2 - -
Tyne and Wear +8 2 - -
Midlands +1 2 - -
Birmingham -6 1 £450 +33.33%
North West -23 1 - - 1
South East -29 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Farnborough - 1 £450 -
Scotland - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Egham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Slough - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (80.30%) Migration
3 49 (74.24%) Data Migration
4 24 (36.36%) ABAP
5 14 (21.21%) BAPI
6 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
7 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.15%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (13.64%) ERP
10 8 (12.12%) SAP SD
10 8 (12.12%) SAP FI
10 8 (12.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (12.12%) Validation
10 8 (12.12%) FMCG
10 8 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (12.12%) Data Quality
10 8 (12.12%) SAP CO
10 8 (12.12%) SAP ALE
11 7 (10.61%) Data Governance
11 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (10.61%) Finance
11 7 (10.61%) SAP MM
11 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.09%) Data Structures
12 6 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
12 6 (9.09%) ETL
12 6 (9.09%) SAPscript
12 6 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (9.09%) Data Management
13 5 (7.58%) Logistics

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) SAP SD
1 8 (12.12%) SAP FI
1 8 (12.12%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (12.12%) SAP CO
2 7 (10.61%) SAP MM
3 5 (7.58%) SAP HCM
4 4 (6.06%) SAP HR
4 4 (6.06%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (4.55%) SAP PM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP WM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.52%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.52%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.52%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.06%) DataStage
3 2 (3.03%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.03%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.06%) Automotive
5 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Consultant
1 40 (60.61%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (24.24%) Data Consultant
2 16 (24.24%) SAP Data Consultant
3 15 (22.73%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 15 (22.73%) Migration Consultant
3 15 (22.73%) Data Migration Consultant
4 13 (19.70%) Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Data Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) ABAP Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) SAP Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Data Manager
6 7 (10.61%) SAP Data Manager
7 6 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) SAP MM Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) SAP Data Migration Manager
8 5 (7.58%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) BAPI
2 8 (12.12%) SAP ALE
3 4 (6.06%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (6.06%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (4.55%) EDI
5 2 (3.03%) MDX
5 2 (3.03%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.52%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) FMCG
3 6 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.03%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.52%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Migration
2 49 (74.24%) Data Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Data Cleansing
4 9 (13.64%) ERP
5 8 (12.12%) Validation
6 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (10.61%) Data Governance
6 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.09%) ETL
7 6 (9.09%) Data Management
7 6 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
8 5 (7.58%) Workflow
8 5 (7.58%) Logistics
9 4 (6.06%) Data Validation
9 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (4.55%) OO
10 3 (4.55%) CRM
10 3 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) ABAP
2 6 (9.09%) SAPscript
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) VCP4
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 4 (6.06%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
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