Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 207 174
Contract jobs citing LSMW 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.065% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
England median daily rate £500 £441 £450
% change year-on-year +13.44% -2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.00 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year +96.61% - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 712 930 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.83% 15.18% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 516 251
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £276 £288 £156
90th Percentile £562 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £19.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LSMW
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LSMW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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