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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
Rank 141 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing LSMW 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.040% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £470 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LSMW
England

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
458 232 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 9.31% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 136 113
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £150 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham -10 3 £450 -5.26%
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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