Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 756 822
Rank change year-on-year -47 +66 -58
Contract jobs citing LSMW 59 99 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.10% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 60 22
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £416 £374 £363
90th Percentile £583 £638 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £58.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £58.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 17789 16192 15056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.60% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12471 10949 10116
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 234 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.93 £26.18 £23.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 -2 21 £500 +15.27% 1
Midlands +41 16 £518 +15.00% 2
East Midlands +13 16 £518 +21.76%
London -7 15 £475 -24.00%
North of England +55 2 £575 -4.17% 3
North West +26 1 £575 -4.17% 3
Yorkshire - 1 - -
LSMW
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (59.32%) Migration
3 34 (57.63%) Data Migration
4 28 (47.46%) ABAP
5 21 (35.59%) ERP
6 20 (33.90%) Finance
6 20 (33.90%) Logistics
7 18 (30.51%) SAP ERP
7 18 (30.51%) SAP Data Services
8 16 (27.12%) Data Cleansing
8 16 (27.12%) Validation
8 16 (27.12%) SAP SD
9 15 (25.42%) ETL
9 15 (25.42%) SAP MM
9 15 (25.42%) SQL
9 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
10 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.64%) Data Mapping
12 10 (16.95%) SAP HANA
12 10 (16.95%) BAPI
13 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (15.25%) Time Management
14 8 (13.56%) Data Conversion
14 8 (13.56%) Data Extraction
14 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
15 7 (11.86%) SAP CRM
15 7 (11.86%) SAP Basis
15 7 (11.86%) CRM
15 7 (11.86%) SQL Server

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 (10.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (30.51%) SAP ERP
2 16 (27.12%) SAP SD
3 15 (25.42%) SAP MM
4 7 (11.86%) SAP CRM
5 6 (10.17%) SAP APO
6 5 (8.47%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (6.78%) SAP MDG
7 4 (6.78%) SAP MDM
8 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
8 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (16.95%) SAP HANA
3 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.08%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) eCATT
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Billing
5 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Automotive
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Consultant
1 22 (37.29%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (16.95%) Data Migration Lead
2 10 (16.95%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 10 (16.95%) SAP SD Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Data Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) SAP Data Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) SAP Financial Leader
6 4 (6.78%) Data Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Data Migration Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Data Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Manager
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Migration Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) BAPI
2 7 (11.86%) SAP Basis
2 7 (11.86%) SAP PI
3 2 (3.39%) IDoc
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) AS400
1 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.78%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) LIMS
3 3 (5.08%) SCADA
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Migration
2 34 (57.63%) Data Migration
3 21 (35.59%) ERP
4 20 (33.90%) Logistics
5 16 (27.12%) Data Cleansing
5 16 (27.12%) Validation
6 15 (25.42%) ETL
7 11 (18.64%) Data Mapping
8 9 (15.25%) Time Management
8 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Data Conversion
9 8 (13.56%) Data Extraction
9 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.86%) Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) CRM
10 7 (11.86%) Data Governance
11 6 (10.17%) Data Management
12 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.47%) SAP Implementation
13 4 (6.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) ABAP
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.39%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Data Quality
1 7 (11.86%) GxP
1 7 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.39%) Concur
3 1 (1.69%) Fujitsu