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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 574 534 543
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs citing LSMW 44 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.099% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.83% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 8
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£468 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7453 6239 6221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.87% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 4066 3511
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 141 244
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 23 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 21 October 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 -36 40 £468 +3.88% 4
London -13 25 £475 +5.55% 2
North West -21 4 £325 -7.14% 1
South East -22 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
City of London +23 3 £375 -24.24% 1
Manchester -14 3 £325 -27.77%
Berkshire - 3 - -
West Midlands -12 2 £450 - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Salford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 81 (83.51%) Migration
3 78 (80.41%) Data Migration
4 30 (30.93%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (23.71%) Data Structures
5 23 (23.71%) ERP
6 22 (22.68%) Data Governance
7 20 (20.62%) SAP Data Services
8 19 (19.59%) ABAP
9 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (13.40%) BAPI
10 13 (13.40%) Finance
11 11 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (11.34%) Business Objects
11 11 (11.34%) ETL
12 10 (10.31%) Validation
13 9 (9.28%) Data Mapping
14 8 (8.25%) SAP FI
14 8 (8.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (8.25%) SQL
14 8 (8.25%) Data Conversion
14 8 (8.25%) SAP ALE
15 7 (7.22%) Data Cleansing
15 7 (7.22%) SAP SD
16 6 (6.19%) SAP PM
16 6 (6.19%) Data Management
17 5 (5.15%) Logistics
17 5 (5.15%) SAP CO
17 5 (5.15%) SAP FI/CO
17 5 (5.15%) OO

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.03%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Project
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) SAP FI
2 7 (7.22%) SAP SD
3 6 (6.19%) SAP PM
4 5 (5.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (5.15%) SAP CO
5 4 (4.12%) SAP ERP
5 4 (4.12%) SAP HCM
6 3 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.09%) SAP SCM
6 3 (3.09%) SAP CRM
6 3 (3.09%) SAP HR
6 3 (3.09%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.03%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.03%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.03%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SAP Data Services
2 11 (11.34%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.06%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) eCATT
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.06%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.06%) German Language
4 2 (2.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (65.98%) Consultant
1 64 (65.98%) SAP Consultant
2 46 (47.42%) Data Consultant
2 46 (47.42%) SAP Data Consultant
3 38 (39.18%) Data Migration Consultant
3 38 (39.18%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 38 (39.18%) Migration Consultant
4 8 (8.25%) Data Manager
4 8 (8.25%) Data Migration Manager
5 7 (7.22%) SAP Manager
5 7 (7.22%) SAP Data Migration Manager
5 7 (7.22%) Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Data Conversion Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) ABAP Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) SAP Data Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) BAPI
2 8 (8.25%) SAP ALE
3 4 (4.12%) Web Dynpro
3 4 (4.12%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.06%) MDX
4 2 (2.06%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.03%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) EDI
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (23.71%) Data Structures
3 8 (8.25%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (83.51%) Migration
2 78 (80.41%) Data Migration
3 23 (23.71%) ERP
4 22 (22.68%) Data Governance
5 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.34%) ETL
7 10 (10.31%) Validation
8 9 (9.28%) Data Mapping
9 7 (7.22%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (6.19%) Data Management
11 5 (5.15%) Logistics
11 5 (5.15%) OO
11 5 (5.15%) CRM
12 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.12%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (4.12%) Workflow
12 4 (4.12%) Data Validation
12 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) ABAP
2 8 (8.25%) SQL
3 4 (4.12%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) GxP
1 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (11.34%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) Adobe
3 4 (4.12%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
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