The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 410 424
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 14 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.065% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £475 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £474 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £568 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +30.00% -5.88%  
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3838 3705 3303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.76% 17.33% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2778 2370
Median daily rate £486 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LSMW in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in London

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LSMW in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LSMW in London

LSMW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LSMW in London

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London - 1 £663 -
LSMW
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (75.00%) SAP Data Services
3 10 (62.50%) SAP HANA
4 9 (56.25%) SAP SD
4 9 (56.25%) SAP MM
5 8 (50.00%) CRM
5 8 (50.00%) ERP
5 8 (50.00%) SAP Basis
5 8 (50.00%) SAP CRM
5 8 (50.00%) SAP ERP
5 8 (50.00%) SAP PI
6 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
6 6 (37.50%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) ABAP
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) ETL
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
10 2 (12.50%) BAPI
11 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.25%) Change Management
11 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (6.25%) Back Office
11 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 1 (6.25%) Validation
11 1 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (6.25%) Microsoft

LSMW
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SAP MM
1 9 (56.25%) SAP SD
2 8 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 8 (50.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (18.75%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (62.50%) SAP HANA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Consultant
1 10 (62.50%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Energy Trading Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 8 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (12.50%) BAPI
3 1 (6.25%) IDoc
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
1 8 (50.00%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) ABAP
3 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase