Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 777 794
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing LSMW 47 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.060% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 22
England median daily rate £500 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £457 £401 £351
90th Percentile £609 £648 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £461 £450
% change year-on-year +8.40% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £5.00 -

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 17,382 14,796 14,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.64% 16.63% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,247 9,914 9,720
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £286
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 250 347
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.40 £23.90 £23.15
90th Percentile £65.15 £53.75 £50.78
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +4 23 £500 +17.65% 2
London -14 8 £475 -15.59% 1
Midlands +10 5 £588 +30.56% 3
North of England +30 4 £563 -6.25% 3
North West +13 3 £575 -4.17% 2
East Midlands +12 3 £588 +38.24%
West Midlands +8 2 - - 3
South West -3 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
LSMW
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (44.68%) Migration
3 20 (42.55%) Data Migration
4 19 (40.43%) ABAP
5 16 (34.04%) ERP
5 16 (34.04%) Validation
6 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
6 14 (29.79%) Data Cleansing
7 12 (25.53%) SAP ERP
7 12 (25.53%) ETL
7 12 (25.53%) SAP SD
8 11 (23.40%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (19.15%) BAPI
10 9 (19.15%) SAP MM
10 9 (19.15%) Data Mapping
10 9 (19.15%) Logistics
11 8 (17.02%) Data Conversion
11 8 (17.02%) Data Extraction
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
12 7 (14.89%) General Ledger
13 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Analytics
13 6 (12.77%) SAP Portal
13 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.77%) GxP
13 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 6 (12.77%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) SAP ERP
1 12 (25.53%) SAP SD
2 9 (19.15%) SAP MM
3 6 (12.77%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (10.64%) SAP APO
4 5 (10.64%) SAP MDG
5 4 (8.51%) SAP CO
5 4 (8.51%) SAP FI
5 4 (8.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (8.51%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (8.51%) SAP MDM
6 3 (6.38%) SAP FI-GL
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Retail
8 1 (2.13%) SAP AFS
8 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
8 1 (2.13%) SAP GRC
8 1 (2.13%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (21.28%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) eCATT
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) General Ledger
3 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (8.51%) Billing
5 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Consultant
1 23 (48.94%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (21.28%) SAP SD Consultant
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Data Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) SAP Data Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Data Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Migration Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) SAP Data Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) SAP FI Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) SAP CO Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) SAP Financial Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) BAPI
2 1 (2.13%) IDoc
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) AS400
1 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
1 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.38%) LIMS
2 3 (6.38%) SCADA
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Migration
2 20 (42.55%) Data Migration
3 16 (34.04%) ERP
3 16 (34.04%) Validation
4 14 (29.79%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (25.53%) ETL
6 9 (19.15%) Data Mapping
6 9 (19.15%) Logistics
7 8 (17.02%) Data Conversion
7 8 (17.02%) Data Extraction
8 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Data Governance
9 5 (10.64%) Data Management
9 5 (10.64%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (8.51%) Cutover Planning
10 4 (8.51%) Runbook
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) ABAP
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 6 (12.77%) GxP
2 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Capita
3 1 (2.13%) Concur
3 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu