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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
England / South East
Rank 243 258 268
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.065% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.49% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1190 1227 1203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.16% 13.31% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 784 689
Median daily rate £409 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £55.00
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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
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 3 months to 25 March 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
Kent - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 1 (16.67%) SAP PP
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ABAP
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (16.67%) BAPI
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA

LSMW
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (16.67%) HR Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HR Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) BAPI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica