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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 149 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing LSMW 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.031% 0.040% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.48% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £460 £455
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £5.00 - -
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
475 208 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.59% 8.34% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 97 106
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.90 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LSMW
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing LSMW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SAP PM
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Billing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) ABAP
2 3 (60.00%) LIMS
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Billing
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Logistics
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP