New Zealand                                ICTTertiary Education & Job Series                       August 2011           ...
Insights Enrolments:    NZ ICT diploma & CS bachelor degree female participation rates in      2009 (                  )...
ICT Diplomas                                                                      Domestic EFTS                           ...
CS Bachelor Degrees                                                                       Domestic EFTS                   ...
Seek IT Job Trends NZ                                       2011            3500            3000                          ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts                           Monthly Change                           for August 2011          15%      ...
Seek ICT Job Advert Trends                            January - August                                  2011          100%...
2007 Peak                                     ICT Job Adverts NZbeforerecession                                      Seek ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts NZ                                             January - August 2011            Total NZ             ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts                                by Industry Certification                                      August ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts Filtered                              by Management Certifications                                   ...
TechRepublic Certifications & Salary Report                                          2011                 PMP® Project Man...
Seek ICT Job Adverts by                                        Programming Language                                       ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts for Java                                     Seek ICT NZ Job Adverts    Programmer/Developer         ...
TIOBE Programming Community Index         Headline for August 2011: F#, a new functional programming language available i...
Seek ICT Job Adverts                              by Role [August]                                                   Progr...
Trademe IT Salary Information                                        by Role                                    Jan-June 2...
Observations The top 3 salaries by roles, according to a recent Trademe Survey,   are:     Sales & Pre-sales     Projec...
News BytesA Selection of the Hottest Jobs in Information Technology,according to CIO, are:   Java & .NET Developer   Pro...
News BytesAccording to the latest (NZ) Hudson Report for the July-SeptemberQuarter: Hiring intentions in the information ...
Conclusion: The challenge for both the ICT industry and tertiary institutions is to   continue to find ways to make a car...
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  1. 1. New Zealand ICTTertiary Education & Job Series August 2011 garry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote: Indicates new/significant change
  2. 2. Insights Enrolments:  NZ ICT diploma & CS bachelor degree female participation rates in 2009 ( ) were 23% & 28% respectively  USA - among the member schools, the share of bachelor’s degrees in CS granted to females rose to 13.8% in 2010, an increase of 2.5 percentage points over 2009  Europe – female participation rates in CS & CE sitting at 28% in 2009 Jobs:  NZ Seek ICT jobs adverts for the month of August;  Auckland down 4%, Wellington down 18% and Canterbury down 5%  Waikato experienced an 11% growth rate, the second consecutive increase of significance (14% last month)  All NZ fell by 8% (Down 2% same period 2010)  Trademe (all NZ) decreased by 9% (Up 5% same period 2010)
  3. 3. ICT Diplomas Domestic EFTS by Age & Gender, 2009 Female 2000 Male 1800 1600 Distribution by GenderEquivalent Full Time Students 1400 1200 1000 23% 800 600 77% 400 200 0 Under 18-19 20-24 25-39 40+ Total 18 Age BracketSource: (Accessed August 2011)
  4. 4. CS Bachelor Degrees Domestic EFTS by Age & Gender, 2009 Female 3,500 Male 3,000 Distribution by GenderEquivalent Full Time Students 2,500 2,000 28% 1,500 1,000 72% 500 0 Under 18-19 20-24 25-39 40+ Total 18 Age Bracket Note: Evidence suggests that the female participation rate is consistent here in NZ and rising slightly in the USA. Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  5. 5. Seek IT Job Trends NZ 2011 3500 3000 2732 2662 3000 3127 2603 2689 2500 2870 2000 1712 1500 Last Year 1000 500 0 Jan Feb Mar April 2011 2011 May June 2011 2011 July Aug 2011 2011 2011 2011Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  6. 6. Seek ICT Job Adverts Monthly Change for August 2011 15% 10% 5% 0% Monthly Change -5% -10% -15% -20%Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  7. 7. Seek ICT Job Advert Trends January - August 2011 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% Growth 30% 20% 10% 0% Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZSource: (Accessed August 2011)
  8. 8. 2007 Peak ICT Job Adverts NZbeforerecession Seek & Trademe 3487 3500 3127 3000 3000 2870 2689 2732 2662 2603 2500 2000 Trademe IT 1712 Seek IT 1462 1474 1484 1367 1407 1391 1500 1353 1352 955 1000 500 0 Sept Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug 2007 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  9. 9. Seek ICT Job Adverts NZ January - August 2011 Total NZ August Canterbury 2010 Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ Aug-11 1772 72 727 242 2870 Jul-11 1837 65 891 255 3127 Jun-11 1751 57 880 229 3000 May-11 1635 59 785 184 2732 Apr-11 1516 67 825 188 2689 Mar-11 1530 68 785 144 2603 Feb-11 1559 66 800 151 2662 Jan-11 960 42 532 123 1712Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  10. 10. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Industry Certification August 2011 Total NZ Canterbury Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 200 400 600 800 1000 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ Microsoft 281 5 118 59 484 Cisco 174 2 86 27 310 Linux 535 25 168 72 817 Waikato & Canterbury experienced an increase in Linux adverts of 60% and 11% respectively for the monthSource: (Accessed August 2011)
  11. 11. Seek ICT Job Adverts Filtered by Management Certifications PMP New for Prince [2] August ITIL 2011 400 350 Distribution 300No. Job Adverts 250 28% 200 44% 150 100 50 28% 0Note:All 3 management certifications may be referenced in the same job advert.
  12. 12. TechRepublic Certifications & Salary Report 2011 PMP® Project Management Professional CISSP Cert Info Sys Security Professional CCDA Cisco Certified Design Associate CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional ITIL v2 Foundation ITIL® v3 Foundation VMware Certified Professional Project+ VoIP/Telephony MCSE MS Certified Systems Engineer Salary MCITP Enterprise Administrator CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate MCITP MS Certified IT Professional CompTIA Security+ MCSA MS Certified System Administrator MCITP Server Administrator MCTS Windows Vista, ConfigureMCTS Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration Server+ MCDST MS Certified Desktop Support Technician $0 $20,000 $40,000 $60,000 $80,000 $100,000 $120,000 (Accessed July 2011)
  13. 13. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Programming Language August 2011 Total NZ Canterbury Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ PHP 376 19 120 43 564 C# 145 7 59 24 239 .NET 178 15 66 28 290 Java 410 21 133 50 623 Waikato experienced a doubling of job adverts for Java & .NET for the month. Job adverts for PHP increased 50%.Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  14. 14. Seek ICT Job Adverts for Java Seek ICT NZ Job Adverts Programmer/Developer Top 3 Languages August 2011 August 2011 17% Java 18% 44% PHP C# 39% 82% Prog/Dev [Java] Prog/Dev Other Languages Revised for August 2011 - C# now includedSource: (Accessed August 2011)
  15. 15. TIOBE Programming Community Index Headline for August 2011: F#, a new functional programming language available in the latest version of Microsofts Visual Studio (2010), has entered the top 20 for the first timeSource: (Accessed August 2011)
  16. 16. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Role [August] Programmer/Developer 18% System Support 27% Help Desk 24% 24% Network (All categories) 7% All Other RolesNew forAugust2011 Source: (Accessed August 2011)
  17. 17. Trademe IT Salary Information by Role Jan-June 2011 Sales & pre-sales Project management Architects Management Functional consultant Telecommunications Security Business analyst Median pay TestersProgramming & development Networking & systems Database Web design Trainers Help desk $0 $20,000 $40,000 $60,000 $80,000 $100,000 $120,000 (Accessed August 2011)
  18. 18. Observations The top 3 salaries by roles, according to a recent Trademe Survey, are:  Sales & Pre-sales  Project Management  Architects The top 5 salaries by certification, according to a recent TechRepublic survey, are:  Project Management Professional (PMP)  Cert Info Sys Security Professional (CISSP)  Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)  Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)  ITIL v2 Foundation
  19. 19. News BytesA Selection of the Hottest Jobs in Information Technology,according to CIO, are: Java & .NET Developer Project Manager Data Modeller Software Implementation Analyst Database Administrator IT Security Manager Business Continuity Manager Applications Architect RFID Systems Engineer( Accessed August 2011)
  20. 20. News BytesAccording to the latest (NZ) Hudson Report for the July-SeptemberQuarter: Hiring intentions in the information technology sector (31.4%) are at the highest level in over six years More than half of employers (56.2%) surveyed plan to increase permanent headcount The industry is thriving in the lower North Island, up 18.6pp compared to the first quarter of 2011 The temporary/contracting hiring intentions for the information technology sector are at the highest level (31.4%) for nearly six years (Accessed August 2011)
  21. 21. Conclusion: The challenge for both the ICT industry and tertiary institutions is to continue to find ways to make a career in ICT more attractive to the female cohort : Innovations in Practice Quote:“The under-representation of females in ICT studies and careers results not onlyin a massive loss of talent for ICT companies and economies, but also in atechnology divide that perpetuates disadvantage among women in general andwomen of low socio-economic status in particular.” NZ ICT jobs adverts compared with August 2010;  Seek up 24%  Trademe up 18% Next months edition will include a section on the current state of the Australian ICT job market

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