The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 121
Contract jobs citing LSMW 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.89% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 323 448 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.90% 14.88% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 264 176
Median daily rate £475 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +26.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.10 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.60 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

LSMW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LSMW in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LSMW.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors

LSMW
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP