The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 596 614
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 20 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.087% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.56% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 11
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £362 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £530 £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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8215 8328 7455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.55% 15.48% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5625 5734 4920
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 125 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in the UK

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LSMW over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LSMW in the UK

LSMW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LSMW in the UK

LSMW
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LSMW within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +5 20 £475 +11.76% 3
London +3 14 £475 -9.52% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
East Midlands -4 2 £530 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £530 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Derby - 2 £530 - 1
Hull - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £350 -
City of London - 1 £663 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 £550 -

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

1 38 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (68.42%) Migration
3 25 (65.79%) Data Migration
4 15 (39.47%) SAP Data Services
5 14 (36.84%) ABAP
6 11 (28.95%) ERP
6 11 (28.95%) SAP MM
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 11 (28.95%) SAP HANA
7 10 (26.32%) CRM
8 9 (23.68%) SAP SD
9 8 (21.05%) SAP CRM
9 8 (21.05%) SAP Basis
9 8 (21.05%) SAP PI
9 8 (21.05%) SAP ERP
10 6 (15.79%) SAP HR
10 6 (15.79%) Logistics
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) BAPI
11 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
12 4 (10.53%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (10.53%) SAP HCM
12 4 (10.53%) Time Management
12 4 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (10.53%) Data Validation
12 4 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
12 4 (10.53%) Validation
13 3 (7.89%) Banking

LSMW
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) SAP MM
2 9 (23.68%) SAP SD
3 8 (21.05%) SAP CRM
3 8 (21.05%) SAP ERP
4 6 (15.79%) SAP HR
5 4 (10.53%) SAP HCM
5 4 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (5.26%) SAP FI
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
7 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SAP Data Services
2 11 (28.95%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Consultant
1 16 (42.11%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Data Migration Lead
3 7 (18.42%) SAP Data Migration Lead
4 4 (10.53%) Data Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Data Migration Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Migration Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Migration Manager
5 3 (7.89%) SAP Data Manager
5 3 (7.89%) SAP Data Migration Manager
5 3 (7.89%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) SAP Basis
1 8 (21.05%) SAP PI
2 5 (13.16%) BAPI
3 3 (7.89%) IDoc
4 2 (5.26%) SAP ALE
4 2 (5.26%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (2.63%) EDI
5 1 (2.63%) SAP BSP
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Migration
2 25 (65.79%) Data Migration
3 11 (28.95%) ERP
4 10 (26.32%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) Logistics
6 4 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
6 4 (10.53%) Data Validation
6 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) OOP
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) ABAP
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase
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