The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for LSMW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LSMW over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 - 203
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% - 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £663 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +30.00% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LSMW is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 673 583 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.28% 17.53% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 487 593
Median daily rate £476 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing LSMW as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LSMW in the City of London

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LSMW in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA

LSMW
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase