The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £468 - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 514 394 427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.09% 13.74% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 235 270
Median daily rate £385 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 28
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
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 West

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

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in the South West

LSMW
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol - 3 £475 -
LSMW
England

LSMW
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South West region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) SAP HCM
4 3 (42.86%) ABAP
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) SAP HR
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (28.57%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (28.57%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) SAP MDG
5 2 (28.57%) SAP ALE
6 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (14.29%) SAP WM

LSMW
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (42.86%) SAP HCM
1 3 (42.86%) SAP HR
2 2 (28.57%) SAP MDG
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) HR Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP MDG Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP ALE
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Business Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP