The table below looks at the statistics for LSMW skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 109 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing LSMW 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 2.70% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £446 £490
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 - - -
LSMW
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
192 185 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.38% 8.34% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 111 103
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 19
Average hourly rate £30.20 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £32.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LSMW across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LSMW Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LSMW
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LSMW across the West Midlands region.

LSMW Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham -6 1 £450 +33.33%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) BAPI
2 4 (80.00%) ABAP
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) EDI
4 1 (20.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) BAPI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP