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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 602 635 590
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -45
Contract jobs citing LSMW 51 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.048% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.34% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 22
Median daily rate £438 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £195 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £455
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £5.00 - -

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
8971 8288 7410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 14.29% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6036 5471 4932
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 193 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LSMW within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

LSMW Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

LSMW
Top 26 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 29 September 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 +42 48 £438 -2.77% 6
South East - 22 £434 -
Berkshire - 16 £438 -
East of England +15 6 £431 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £431 -
Reading - 5 - -
Luton - 4 £425 -
Maidenhead - 3 £463 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £413 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £413 -
London -10 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -31 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £345 -
Taunton - 1 £375 -
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £345 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SAP
2 86 (85.15%) Migration
3 75 (74.26%) Data Migration
4 40 (39.60%) ABAP
5 37 (36.63%) SAP Data Services
6 31 (30.69%) ETL
7 28 (27.72%) BAPI
8 27 (26.73%) SQL
9 25 (24.75%) SAP FI
10 19 (18.81%) Data Cleansing
11 18 (17.82%) Data Quality
11 18 (17.82%) SAP CO
11 18 (17.82%) SAP FI/CO
11 18 (17.82%) Finance
11 18 (17.82%) Manufacturing
12 17 (16.83%) Validation
13 16 (15.84%) Data Extraction
14 15 (14.85%) Data Conversion
14 15 (14.85%) Logistics
14 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.87%) SAP MM
16 11 (10.89%) CRM
16 11 (10.89%) ERP
17 10 (9.90%) Workflow
17 10 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (8.91%) Integration Testing
18 9 (8.91%) SAP SD
18 9 (8.91%) EDI
18 9 (8.91%) BusinessObjects
19 8 (7.92%) GxP

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 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.96%) MS Project
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (24.75%) SAP FI
2 18 (17.82%) SAP CO
2 18 (17.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (12.87%) SAP MM
4 9 (8.91%) SAP SD
5 8 (7.92%) SAP PP
6 7 (6.93%) SAP PM
7 5 (4.95%) SAP HCM
7 5 (4.95%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (3.96%) SAP APO
9 3 (2.97%) SAP CS
9 3 (2.97%) SAP ERP
9 3 (2.97%) SAP HR
9 3 (2.97%) SAP MDM
9 3 (2.97%) SAP QM
10 2 (1.98%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.98%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.99%) SAP FI-AP
11 1 (0.99%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.99%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.63%) SAP Data Services
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.91%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) GIS
6 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
1 18 (17.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Billing
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Consultant
2 53 (52.48%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (19.80%) Data Consultant
3 20 (19.80%) SAP Data Consultant
4 16 (15.84%) Data Migration Lead
4 16 (15.84%) SAP Data Migration Lead
5 13 (12.87%) Data Migration Consultant
5 13 (12.87%) Migration Consultant
5 13 (12.87%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 13 (12.87%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 10 (9.90%) Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Data Migration Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Migration Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) ABAP Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) SAP PP Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) BAPI
2 9 (8.91%) EDI
3 4 (3.96%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.99%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Core Interface
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.99%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Data Extraction
2 15 (14.85%) Data Conversion
3 7 (6.93%) FMCG
4 6 (5.94%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.94%) LIMS
5 4 (3.96%) AS400
5 4 (3.96%) SCADA
6 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.99%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Linux
1 1 (0.99%) Windows
1 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (85.15%) Migration
2 75 (74.26%) Data Migration
3 31 (30.69%) ETL
4 19 (18.81%) Data Cleansing
5 17 (16.83%) Validation
6 15 (14.85%) Logistics
7 11 (10.89%) CRM
7 11 (10.89%) ERP
8 10 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (9.90%) Workflow
9 9 (8.91%) Integration Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Data Mapping
10 8 (7.92%) SAP Implementation
11 6 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.94%) Demand Management
11 6 (5.94%) Project Management
11 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.94%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.96%) Data Management
12 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.60%) ABAP
2 27 (26.73%) SQL
3 8 (7.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.97%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.99%) Java
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) Data Quality
2 8 (7.92%) GxP
3 7 (6.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.97%) QA
5 1 (0.99%) GCP
5 1 (0.99%) GLP
5 1 (0.99%) GMP
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.97%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) CODA
6 1 (0.99%) Ariba
6 1 (0.99%) Informatica
6 1 (0.99%) OpenText
6 1 (0.99%) Talend
6 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
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