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 28 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.

SAP Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 622 593
Rank change year-on-year +31 -29  
Contract jobs citing LSMW 17 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.032% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.22% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 27
Median daily rate £460 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £336 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £515
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7822 7816 7091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.59% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 5224 4525
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.40 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £32.00 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 28 March 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 13 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 28 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
England +32 16 £460 - 4
South West - 4 £468 -
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
Bristol - 3 £475 -
Derby - 3 £500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £500 -
London +18 2 £375 -25.00% 3
South East +8 1 £425 +1.19%
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Gatwick - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for LSMW.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (78.85%) Migration
3 39 (75.00%) Data Migration
4 21 (40.38%) SAP HR
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
6 17 (32.69%) Data Cleansing
7 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 16 (30.77%) BAPI
8 15 (28.85%) ERP
8 15 (28.85%) ABAP
8 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
9 14 (26.92%) XML
10 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) Data Mapping
12 9 (17.31%) Validation
12 9 (17.31%) Data Validation
13 8 (15.38%) Data Structures
14 7 (13.46%) Data Transformation
15 6 (11.54%) SAP HCM
15 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
16 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
16 5 (9.62%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (9.62%) SAP MDG
16 5 (9.62%) Web Dynpro
17 4 (7.69%) SAP MM
17 4 (7.69%) ETL
17 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
18 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
18 3 (5.77%) Time Management
18 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (40.38%) SAP HR
2 6 (11.54%) SAP HCM
3 5 (9.62%) SAP MDG
4 4 (7.69%) SAP MM
5 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
5 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
6 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (3.85%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (1.92%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (1.92%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) eCATT
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Consultant
2 16 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Data Migration Specialist
3 10 (19.23%) Migration Specialist
4 8 (15.38%) HR Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Data Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Data Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Lead
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Migration Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Migration Manager
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Developer
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Manager
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) BAPI
2 14 (26.92%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
5 3 (5.77%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Migration
2 39 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 17 (32.69%) Data Cleansing
4 15 (28.85%) ERP
5 10 (19.23%) Data Mapping
6 9 (17.31%) Data Validation
6 9 (17.31%) Validation
7 7 (13.46%) Data Transformation
8 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
10 3 (5.77%) CRM
10 3 (5.77%) Data Reconciliation
10 3 (5.77%) Logistics
10 3 (5.77%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (5.77%) Time Management
10 3 (5.77%) Workflow
11 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.92%) Change Management
12 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
12 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) ABAP
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Northgate
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.92%) Ariba
3 1 (1.92%) Concur
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
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