Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 791 789
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 +51
Contract jobs citing LSMW 42 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.065% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 54
England median daily rate £451 £500 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.90% +13.44% -2.06%
10th Percentile £387 £420 £366
90th Percentile £608 £579 £598
UK median daily rate £451 £500 £441
% change year-on-year -9.90% +13.44% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £81.50 £58.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.52% +96.61% -
10th Percentile £80.75 £55.00 £9.70
90th Percentile £82.25 £61.00 £50.90
UK median hourly rate £81.50 £58.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +40.52% +96.61% -

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 20,177 17,630 15,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.21% 18.74% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,959 12,360 10,758
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £601 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 272 231
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25.41 £29.00 £26.15
90th Percentile £55.10 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -23 16 £447 -10.70% 7
London 0 15 £525 +10.53%
North of England -24 3 £413 -28.26% 1
North West -11 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 1 - -
North East - 1 £413 -
South West - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
LSMW
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (69.05%) Migration
3 28 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 19 (45.24%) ETL
5 15 (35.71%) SAP Data Services
6 13 (30.95%) ERP
7 11 (26.19%) SAP MM
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (23.81%) Logistics
9 9 (21.43%) Data Conversion
9 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (19.05%) Validation
10 8 (19.05%) ABAP
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (16.67%) SAP BW
11 7 (16.67%) BAPI
11 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
12 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
12 6 (14.29%) SAP FI
12 6 (14.29%) Project Management
12 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) Data Management
12 6 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (14.29%) SAP ERP
12 6 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
12 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
13 5 (11.90%) SAP BPC

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Pig
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) SAP MM
2 9 (21.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (14.29%) SAP ERP
3 6 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 6 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (11.90%) SAP BPC
4 5 (11.90%) SAP CO
4 5 (11.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (11.90%) SAP R/3
5 4 (9.52%) SAP MDG
5 4 (9.52%) SAP SD
6 3 (7.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
7 1 (2.38%) SAP GRC
7 1 (2.38%) SAP MDM
7 1 (2.38%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.90%) SAP HANA
5 4 (9.52%) Big Data
5 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 3 (7.14%) HBase
6 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.76%) MS Access
8 1 (2.38%) BODI
8 1 (2.38%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.38%) eCATT
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Consultant
2 18 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Data Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) SAP Data Consultant
5 8 (19.05%) Data Migration Consultant
5 8 (19.05%) Migration Consultant
6 7 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 7 (16.67%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Data Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) SAP MM Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Developer
9 3 (7.14%) SAP Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) BAPI
2 5 (11.90%) IDoc
3 4 (9.52%) SAPUI5
4 3 (7.14%) Caffe
4 3 (7.14%) CNTK
4 3 (7.14%) Kafka
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware
4 3 (7.14%) MXNet
4 3 (7.14%) TensorFlow
4 3 (7.14%) Theano
5 1 (2.38%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) RIA
2 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Migration
2 28 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 19 (45.24%) ETL
4 13 (30.95%) ERP
5 10 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
5 10 (23.81%) Logistics
6 9 (21.43%) Data Conversion
7 8 (19.05%) Validation
8 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Data Management
8 6 (14.29%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (11.90%) Cutover Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Analytics
10 4 (9.52%) Runbook
10 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
11 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
11 3 (7.14%) Demand Management
11 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
11 3 (7.14%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Talend
4 2 (4.76%) Ariba
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) Concur
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Sage
5 1 (2.38%) Workday