Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 796 848
Rank change year-on-year -27 +52 -58
Contract jobs citing LSMW 61 103 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.098% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 24
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £420 £374 £363
90th Percentile £579 £638 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +15.43% -7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £58.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.61% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £5.00 -
% change year-on-year +1060.00% - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19285 17412 16125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13430 11718 10733
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 252 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.10 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.40 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LSMW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 9 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England -23 61 £500 +11.11% 6
UK excluding London +4 39 £505 +15.43% 6
South East +2 21 £500 +15.27% 1
London -27 17 £475 -24.00%
Midlands +34 16 £518 +15.00% 2
East Midlands +10 16 £518 +21.76%
North of England +70 2 £575 -4.17% 3
North West +10 1 £575 -4.17% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (59.02%) Migration
3 35 (57.38%) Data Migration
4 28 (45.90%) ABAP
5 22 (36.07%) ERP
6 20 (32.79%) Finance
6 20 (32.79%) Logistics
6 20 (32.79%) SAP Data Services
7 19 (31.15%) SAP ERP
8 17 (27.87%) SAP SD
9 16 (26.23%) SAP MM
9 16 (26.23%) SQL
9 16 (26.23%) Validation
9 16 (26.23%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
10 15 (24.59%) ETL
11 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
12 11 (18.03%) Data Mapping
12 11 (18.03%) SAP HANA
13 10 (16.39%) BAPI
14 9 (14.75%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (14.75%) Time Management
15 8 (13.11%) Data Conversion
15 8 (13.11%) Data Extraction
15 8 (13.11%) SAP PI
15 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
15 8 (13.11%) CRM
15 8 (13.11%) SAP Basis
15 8 (13.11%) SAP CRM

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 6 (9.84%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (31.15%) SAP ERP
2 17 (27.87%) SAP SD
3 16 (26.23%) SAP MM
4 8 (13.11%) SAP CRM
5 6 (9.84%) SAP APO
6 5 (8.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (6.56%) SAP MDG
7 4 (6.56%) SAP MDM
8 1 (1.64%) SAP GRC
8 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SAP Data Services
2 11 (18.03%) SAP HANA
3 9 (14.75%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) eCATT
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.56%) Billing
5 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Consultant
1 23 (37.70%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (16.39%) Data Migration Lead
2 10 (16.39%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 10 (16.39%) SAP SD Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Data Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) SAP Data Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) SAP Financial Leader
4 5 (8.20%) SAP Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Data Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Data Migration Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Data Migration Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Migration Manager
5 4 (6.56%) SAP Data Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) SAP Data Migration Manager
5 4 (6.56%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) BAPI
2 8 (13.11%) SAP Basis
2 8 (13.11%) SAP PI
3 2 (3.28%) IDoc
4 1 (1.64%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.64%) SOAP
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) AS400
1 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.56%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) LIMS
3 3 (4.92%) SCADA
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Migration
2 35 (57.38%) Data Migration
3 22 (36.07%) ERP
4 20 (32.79%) Logistics
5 16 (26.23%) Data Cleansing
5 16 (26.23%) Validation
6 15 (24.59%) ETL
7 11 (18.03%) Data Mapping
8 9 (14.75%) Time Management
8 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.11%) CRM
9 8 (13.11%) Data Conversion
9 8 (13.11%) Data Extraction
9 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.48%) Analytics
10 7 (11.48%) Data Governance
11 6 (9.84%) Data Management
12 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) SAP Implementation
13 4 (6.56%) Cutover Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) ABAP
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.28%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) Data Quality
1 7 (11.48%) GxP
1 7 (11.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.28%) Concur
3 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft