Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LSMW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LSMW over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 766 783
Rank change year-on-year -34 +17 +38
Contract jobs citing LSMW 46 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.057% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.32% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 43
England median daily rate £443 £485 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.76% +10.86% -10.26%
10th Percentile £250 £405 £353
90th Percentile £580 £565 £603
UK median daily rate £443 £485 £438
% change year-on-year -8.76% +10.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £54.00
UK median hourly rate - - £54.00

LSMW is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,318 16,149 15,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.53% 18.16% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,354 11,118 10,924
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 283 261
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.48 £28.80 £26.75
90th Percentile £52.63 £54.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LSMW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LSMW in England

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in England

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LSMW in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LSMW in England

LSMW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LSMW in England

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 23 £443 +4.12% 2
London -40 9 £400 -15.79%
North of England -16 5 £469 +4.17% 1
North West - 3 - - 1
South Coast - 2 - -
North East -6 1 £413 +17.86%
Yorkshire -7 1 £525 +5.00%
South West -19 1 £490 +3.16%
East of England - 1 - -
LSMW
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LSMW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (73.91%) Migration
3 26 (56.52%) Data Migration
4 18 (39.13%) SAP Data Services
5 16 (34.78%) ETL
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (28.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 11 (23.91%) IDoc
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
7 11 (23.91%) ABAP
8 10 (21.74%) Workflow
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Logistics
9 9 (19.57%) ERP
9 9 (19.57%) SAP MM
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.39%) Data Management
11 7 (15.22%) SAP BW
12 6 (13.04%) BAPI
12 6 (13.04%) SAP BPC
12 6 (13.04%) SAP ERP
13 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (10.87%) Cutover Planning
13 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
13 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
13 5 (10.87%) Validation
13 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
13 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
13 5 (10.87%) EDI

LSMW
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (19.57%) SAP MM
3 6 (13.04%) SAP BPC
3 6 (13.04%) SAP ERP
4 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
4 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
4 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (10.87%) SAP SD
5 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (6.52%) SAP HR
5 3 (6.52%) SAP MDG
6 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
6 2 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (4.35%) SAP PP
6 2 (4.35%) SAP WM
7 1 (2.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
7 1 (2.17%) SAP LE
7 1 (2.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (15.22%) SAP BW
3 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) eCATT
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) French Language
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Consultant
2 19 (41.30%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Data Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Data Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Data Migration Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Migration Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) SAP Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) SAP Data Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) SAP Data Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SAP PP Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Migration Manager
8 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) IDoc
2 6 (13.04%) BAPI
3 5 (10.87%) EDI
4 3 (6.52%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (2.17%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Migration
2 26 (56.52%) Data Migration
3 16 (34.78%) ETL
4 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 10 (21.74%) Workflow
5 9 (19.57%) ERP
5 9 (19.57%) Logistics
6 8 (17.39%) Data Management
7 5 (10.87%) Cutover Planning
7 5 (10.87%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.87%) Validation
8 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.70%) Demand Management
8 4 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Runbook
8 4 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.52%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) ABAP
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SEPA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Ariba
4 1 (2.17%) OpenText
4 1 (2.17%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.17%) Workday