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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
UK / England
Rank 553 605 548
Rank change year-on-year +52 -57  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 17 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.027% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.18% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 22
Median daily rate £468 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £336 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +13.09% -6.66%  
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7140 7132 6272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.42% 14.66% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4790 4784 4086
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 172 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £31.50 £28.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LSMW in England

LSMW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
South West - 4 £468 -
South East +14 2 £450 +7.14%
London +8 2 £375 -25.00% 3
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
LSMW
UK

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 England region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (80.77%) Migration
3 40 (76.92%) Data Migration
4 21 (40.38%) SAP HR
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
6 17 (32.69%) Data Cleansing
7 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 16 (30.77%) BAPI
8 15 (28.85%) ERP
8 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
9 14 (26.92%) XML
10 13 (25.00%) ABAP
11 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (19.23%) Data Mapping
13 8 (15.38%) Validation
13 8 (15.38%) Data Validation
13 8 (15.38%) SAP HCM
13 8 (15.38%) Data Structures
14 7 (13.46%) Data Transformation
15 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
16 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
16 5 (9.62%) SAP MDG
16 5 (9.62%) Web Dynpro
17 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
17 4 (7.69%) ETL
17 4 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
18 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
18 3 (5.77%) Time Management
18 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
18 3 (5.77%) SAP Business Workflow

LSMW
Top Related 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 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (40.38%) SAP HR
2 8 (15.38%) SAP HCM
3 5 (9.62%) SAP MDG
4 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
4 3 (5.77%) SAP MM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (3.85%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.92%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (1.92%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) eCATT
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Consultant
2 18 (34.62%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Data Migration Specialist
3 10 (19.23%) Migration Specialist
4 8 (15.38%) HR Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Data Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Data Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Lead
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Migration Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Migration Manager
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) HR Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Manager
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Manager
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) BAPI
2 14 (26.92%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
5 3 (5.77%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Migration
2 40 (76.92%) Data Migration
3 17 (32.69%) Data Cleansing
4 15 (28.85%) ERP
5 10 (19.23%) Data Mapping
6 8 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 8 (15.38%) Validation
7 7 (13.46%) Data Transformation
8 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
10 3 (5.77%) CRM
10 3 (5.77%) Logistics
10 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (5.77%) Time Management
10 3 (5.77%) Workflow
11 2 (3.85%) Data Reconciliation
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
12 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
12 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (1.92%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) ABAP
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Northgate
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.92%) Ariba
3 1 (1.92%) Concur
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
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