Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 763 812
Rank change year-on-year -45 +49 -46
Contract jobs citing LSMW 41 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 17
England median daily rate £495 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +13.10% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £351 £335
90th Percentile £613 £568 £500
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £410
% change year-on-year +4.21% +15.85% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 18,187 14,323 14,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.60% 17.15% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,595 9,696 9,923
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £589 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.18% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 291 307
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%
10th Percentile £31.00 £24.00 £25.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.48
% change year-on-year - +0.06% +14.80%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -3 17 £500 +11.11% 6
London -58 7 £475 +2.70%
North of England -17 6 £538 +19.44% 1
North West - 4 - - 1
South West +3 2 £490 +4.81%
Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -16 2 £538 +7.50%
West Midlands -23 2 - - 1
South Coast - 2 - -
LSMW
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (58.54%) Migration
3 17 (41.46%) ABAP
3 17 (41.46%) Data Migration
4 16 (39.02%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (29.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (24.39%) Workflow
6 10 (24.39%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (21.95%) ETL
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.51%) IDoc
9 7 (17.07%) Accounts Receivable
9 7 (17.07%) SAP SD
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
10 6 (14.63%) Logistics
10 6 (14.63%) SAP FSCM
11 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (12.20%) SAP CO
11 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
11 5 (12.20%) SAP MM
11 5 (12.20%) EDI
11 5 (12.20%) ERP
11 5 (12.20%) Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
12 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
12 4 (9.76%) Data Management

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 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (17.07%) SAP SD
3 6 (14.63%) SAP FSCM
4 5 (12.20%) SAP CO
4 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
4 5 (12.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (12.20%) SAP MM
5 3 (7.32%) SAP BPC
5 3 (7.32%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (7.32%) SAP PP
6 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (4.88%) SAP ERP
6 2 (4.88%) SAP WM
7 1 (2.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (2.44%) SAP AFS
7 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
7 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
7 1 (2.44%) SAP LE
7 1 (2.44%) SAP MDG
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (7.32%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) eCATT
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.88%) Billing
5 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Automotive
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Consultant
2 19 (46.34%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Data Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Data Migration Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Migration Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Data Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) SAP FI Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP CO Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP Data Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP Financial Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP SD Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) IDoc
2 5 (12.20%) EDI
3 4 (9.76%) BAPI
4 2 (4.88%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (4.88%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (2.44%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Migration
2 17 (41.46%) Data Migration
3 10 (24.39%) Workflow
4 9 (21.95%) ETL
5 7 (17.07%) Accounts Receivable
6 6 (14.63%) Logistics
7 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) ERP
7 5 (12.20%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (9.76%) Accounts Payable
8 4 (9.76%) Data Management
8 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.88%) CRM
10 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (4.88%) Data Extraction
10 2 (4.88%) Master Data Management
10 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) ABAP
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Ariba
4 1 (2.44%) Capita
4 1 (2.44%) OpenText
4 1 (2.44%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.44%) Workday