Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 August 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)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 369 366
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -
Contract jobs citing LSMW 23 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.013% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.074% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 17
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% -2.02% -
10th Percentile £250 £413 £360
90th Percentile £553 £438 £462
England median daily rate £447 £485 £438
% change year-on-year -7.94% +10.86% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £54.00

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,031 2,685 2,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.15% 16.83% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,846 1,605 1,713
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 81 84
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32.75 £15.00 £31.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LSMW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LSMW in the South East

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in the South East

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LSMW in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LSMW in the South East

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Hampshire - 8 £250 - 1
Surrey - 8 £535 -
Thames Valley - 7 £250 - 1
Berkshire - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 - 1
LSMW
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 South East region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (73.91%) Migration
3 11 (47.83%) SAP Data Services
4 10 (43.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (43.48%) ETL
4 10 (43.48%) Data Migration
5 9 (39.13%) Data Analysis
5 9 (39.13%) IDoc
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Data Management
8 6 (26.09%) BAPI
8 6 (26.09%) ABAP
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) SAP MM
9 5 (21.74%) Workflow
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Logistics
10 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (17.39%) SAP ERP
10 4 (17.39%) Validation
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) EDI
10 4 (17.39%) ERP
10 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
10 4 (17.39%) Cutover Planning
10 4 (17.39%) Runbook
11 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
11 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (13.04%) Demand Management

LSMW
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (21.74%) SAP MM
3 4 (17.39%) SAP ERP
4 3 (13.04%) SAP SD
5 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (4.35%) SAP LE
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PP
5 1 (4.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Data Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Data Migration Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Migration Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Data Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Data Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) SAP PP Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) IDoc
2 6 (26.09%) BAPI
3 4 (17.39%) EDI
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
5 1 (4.35%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Migration
2 10 (43.48%) Data Migration
2 10 (43.48%) ETL
3 9 (39.13%) Data Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Data Management
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 4 (17.39%) Cutover Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) Logistics
6 4 (17.39%) Runbook
6 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Demand Management
7 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (13.04%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Ariba