The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
England / North West
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing LSMW 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 432 537 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.88% 14.07% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 324 259
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 11
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 £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in the North West

LSMW
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) BAPI
2 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Ariba
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (25.00%) eCATT
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SAP GRC
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (25.00%) Concur

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) SAP GRC
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) eCATT
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) HR Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) BAPI
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Data Transformation
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Ariba
2 1 (25.00%) Concur