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  • Inform – ensuring that employers, education and government have access to world class market intelligence to support decision-making and investment Inspire – improving the image and attractiveness of technology careers Educate – helping to prepare young people for successful careers and lives in an increasingly technology-enabled world Professionalise – supporting employers in the development of a world class workforce
  • Inform – ensuring that employers, education and government have access to world class market intelligence to support decision-making and investment Inspire – improving the image and attractiveness of technology careers Educate – helping to prepare young people for successful careers and lives in an increasingly technology-enabled world Professionalise – supporting employers in the development of a world class workforce
  • Inform – ensuring that employers, education and government have access to world class market intelligence to support decision-making and investment Inspire – improving the image and attractiveness of technology careers Educate – helping to prepare young people for successful careers and lives in an increasingly technology-enabled world Professionalise – supporting employers in the development of a world class workforce
  • Inform – ensuring that employers, education and government have access to world class market intelligence to support decision-making and investment Inspire – improving the image and attractiveness of technology careers Educate – helping to prepare young people for successful careers and lives in an increasingly technology-enabled world Professionalise – supporting employers in the development of a world class workforce

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  • 1. e-skills sustainability March 5 th 2010 Nigel Payne, e-skills UK, & European e-Skills Week Steering Committee Mark Feeney, e-skills UK, Manager for Northern Ireland
  • 2. Introduction to e-skills UK
    • Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology (2003)
    • Creating the skills for ‘Digital Britain’
    • Licensed by UK Government to help ensure the UK has the technology skills it needs to succeed in a global digital economy
    • Directed by employers to inform government policy and shape education infrastructure
    • Influence and implement actions through partnerships
  • 3. e-skills sustainability
    • Sustainability demands joined-up collaborative action of employers, government, educators and other key stakeholders on three levels
      • Policy
      • Strategic sector solutions
      • Action programmes and project s
    • Examples from England & Northern Ireland
  • 4. e-skills UK mission
    • To unite employers, educators and government to ensure the UK has the technology-related skills it needs to succeed in the global economy
      • This includes the skills needs of…
        • the 1.5 million people in the IT and Telecoms workforce
        • the technology-related skills needs of over 4 million business leaders and managers
        • the 22 million IT users across all sectors
  • 5. e-skills UK Employer Board(s)
    • IT & Telecoms Industry Board
    • David Thomlinson, Country Managing Director, UK & Ireland, Accenture
    • Sally Davis, Chief Executive, BT Wholesale
    • John Pluthero, Executive Chairman, UK, Cable & Wireless
    • Phil Smith, VP and Chief Executive, UK & Ireland, Cisco
    • Craig Wilson - Managing Director and VP, UK & Ireland - HP Enterprise Services
    • Larry Hirst, (Chair e-skills UK), Chair EMEA, IBM
    • Andy Green, CEO, Logica , (Chair IT & Telecoms Board),
    • Gordon Frazer MD, UK and VP, MS International, Microsoft
    • David Callaghan, Senior Vice President, Oracle
    • Gayna Hart, MD, Quicksilva
    • A. S. Lakshminarayanan, VP & Head of Europe, Tata Consultancy Services
    • Nick Read, CEO of Asia-Pacific & Middle East Regions, Vodafone
    • CIO Board
    • Paul Coby (Chair), CIO and Head of BA Services, British Airways
    • Keith Little, CIO, BBC
    • Lesley Hume, CIO, Cabinet Office
    • Simon Post, Chief Technology Officer, Carphone Warehouse
    • Peter Pedersen, Chief Technology Officer, Figleaves
    • Ailsa Beaton, Director of Information, Metropolitan Police Service
    • David Lister, CIO, National Grid
    • Catherine Doran, Director Corporate Development, Network Rail
    • Robin Dargue, Group CIO and Technology Director, Royal Mail Group
    • Rob Fraser, IT Director, Sainsbury’s
    • Richard Thwaite, CIO, Global Asset Management, UBS
    • Neil Cameron, CIO, Unilever
    • Ben Wishart, Change and Information Director, Whitbread
  • 6. e-skills UK research Technology Counts 2010
  • 7. Devolved education & skills policies across UK
    • England – skills for growth strategies
      • Digital Britain
      • New Industry New Jobs
      • Low Carbon Investment Strategy
      • Higher Ambitions (Higher Education)
      • National Plan for Digital Participation
    • Scotland
      • Skills for Scotland, a lifelong learning strategy
    • Wales
      • Skills which work for Wales
    • Northern Ireland
      • Success through skills
  • 8. Sector Skills Strategic Plans: Employers / Education / Government
    • e-skills UK / stakeholder(s) / employer boards in England, Scotland, Wales, N.I.
    • From e-skills UK research:
      • Determine Skills Demand > employers
      • Determine Skills supply > Education / Career change / Other
      • Identify skills gaps and shortages
      • Agree priority skills actions for the economy
      • Implement costed collaborative solutions
  • 9. e-skills UK rated outstanding in relicensing in 2009 - 1
    • 35,000 individuals in small businesses have benefited from the Business IT Guide.
    • 81% of the 50,000 students involved with the BigAmbition pilot say they’re more likely to pursue a future in technology
    • We have changed girls’ attitudes to IT through computer clubs, reaching more than 127,000 girls in over 3,700 schools
    • More than 4000 people completed an IT & Telecoms apprenticeship last year.
  • 10. e-skills UK rated outstanding in relicensing in 2009 - 2
    • 20,000 people receive our research publications
    • We created the Diploma in IT for 14-19 year olds on schools with more than 600 employers
    • Nearly 40,000 people achieved their ITQ last year
    • Our IT Management for Business degree is running in 13 universities
    • with 750 students
    • Last year 107,000 individuals directly benefited from our work.
  • 11. e-skills UK Northern Ireland
    • NI Assembly strategic skills policy “Success through Skills”
    • e-skills UK bespoke NI research - NI needs over 9500 IT professionals in the next five years predominantly in software development
    • The e-skills UK Strategic Plan for Northern Ireland, 2010 - 2014
      • e-skills UK, employers, DEL, Invest NI, Momentum
      • from 2010, formal employer board in NI
  • 12. e-skills UK Northern Ireland
    • Bring IT On Campaign
    • www.bringitonni.com
    • Aims to attract and inspire people to take up e-skills careers in NI
    • Collaborative action by partners: FSAG group, employers, HE, FE
  • 13. Bring IT on Campaign, NI achievements yr. 1 0809
    • 98% estimated reach of advertising campaign (all media)
    • 320+ teachers & careers advisers up-skilled & updated
    • 1800+ students (14-16) attended Bring IT On workshop
    • 100% increase in prospective students visiting QUB computer science department
    • 2500 students (14-18) attended BEP/CCEA Employability Fests.
    • Delivery of the NI Snapshot – a twice yearly research publication that monitors the pulse of IT economic activity in NI
  • 14. Bring IT on Campaign, NI Website
    • Inspires more 14-19 year olds to consider studying IT related degrees at University.
    • Current / Future content:
    • Inspirational companies and review career opportunities.
    • Video profiles of University of Ulster (Jordanstown, Magee and Coleraine), Queens University and the Open University
    • Senior ambassador video profiles form each institution
    • Video footage of current IT Students at each institution
    • 11 cool company profiles – with over 110 ambassador video profiles
    • Quizzes, competitions, tips and tricks for preparing for Uni.
  • 15. Bring IT on Campaign, NI web impact, Feb 2010
    • 23,950 Visits (18,880 unique visitors)
    • 109,450 Pages
    • Average 5.51 pages per visit spending 6.54 minutes
    • Most Popular
      • Student profiles 6,919
      • Inspirational Companies 4,959
      • College and Universities 3,861
      • Inspirational People 2,666
    • Accessed by over 128 countries worldwide
    • (findings taken from Google analytics)
  • 16. e-skills UK programmes: Future & Existing workforce 10 - 14 14 - 19 19 – 22+ Information Technology Mgmt for Business (ITMB) degree IT Diploma CC4G for girls, boys, teachers and families Educational programmes Sector attractiveness BigAmbITion Changing student attitudes Internships Encouraging 12 month work placements in industry National Skills Academy for IT built on e-skills procom e-skills Professional Programme Apprenticeships Employed workforce Full time education Age
  • 17. IT Management & Business degree (ITMB)
    • A carefully identified blend of skills important to IT organisations across industry
      • 25-35% Technology and its application to business
      • 20-25% Business understanding
      • 20-25% Implementation of projects to satisfy business requirements
      • 20-25% Personal & interpersonal skills development
    Technology Business Project Management Personal & Interpersonal
  • 18.
    • e-skills UK IT and Telecoms Industry Board
    • CEOs / MDs
    • of IT and Telecoms companies
    • - Accenture - Microsoft
    • - BT Wholesale - Cisco
    • - EDS - Fujitsu
    • - HP - IBM UK
    • - Cable and Wireless - Vodafone
    • - Logica - Oracle
    Who’s Supporting it?
    • ITMB Employers Strategy Forum
    • Executives from all industries
    • BT - RBS - CA
    • Cisco - Logica CMG - Unilever
    • Ford - Southampton City Council - Symantec
    • British Airways - Fujitsu - Morgan Stanley
    • Lehman Bros - Meteorological Office - IBM
    • BBC - ITV - Royal Mail
    • EDS - Micro Focus - Sainsburys
    • Cabinet Office - Hogg Robinson Travel - SAP
    • Proctor & Gamble - Maximum Clarity - HP
    • Capgemini - Proctor & Gamble - TfL
    • Met Police - Oracle - Accenture
    • LloydsTSB - CSC - Centrica
    ..and of course….. the UK Education System, HEFCE, HEIs and UK Government e-skills CIO Board Chief Information Officers / Heads of IT from companies in other sectors - Aviva - Metropolitan Police - Unilever - British Airways - Reuters - Whitbread - Cabinet Office - Carphone Warehouse - Centrica - Sainsbury’s - UBS - Innocent Drinks - BBC
  • 19. e-skills manifesto launched e-Skills Week
    • “ CALL TO ARMS”
    • e-skills UK launched the e-skills Manifesto at the UK’s European e-Skills Week conference
    • The e-skills Manifesto is a call to arms by employers for government, education and stakeholders covering the total e-skills agenda for future action
    • www.e-skills.com/manifesto
  • 20. From e-skills UK research key facts 2010 - 1
    • The IT & Telecoms sector contributes more than 8% of the UK’s gross value added.
    • Continued adoption and exploitation of IT & Telecoms technologies could generate an additional £35 billion to the UK economy.
    • One in every 18 people working in the UK is employed in the IT & Telecoms sector.
    • The number of IT & Telecoms professionals employed is forecast to grow at an average of four times the UK rate over the next ten years.
  • 21. From e-skills UK research key messages 2010 - 2
    • Almost one half of recruiting IT & Telecoms firms report difficulty finding suitable candidates for IT & Telecoms posts.
    • Around one in ten firms with IT & Telecoms professionals report gaps in the skills of these staff, most often in their business and technical skills.
    • According to employers, the most common reason for skills gaps amongst IT & Telecoms professionals is that staff are unable to train due to work commitments.
    • Gender remains a significant and worsening issue, with just 17% of IT & Telecoms professionals in 2009 being female.
    • Since 2001 there has been a 50% reduction in applicants to Computing degree courses.
  • 22. Why an e-skills manifesto
    • No complacency – the UK STILL NEEDS
    • Over 550,000 IT professionals in the next 5 years to keep up with demand
    • 7.5 million more people to get online
    • Support for 4 million small businesses to exploit technology for business advantage
    • Continuing radical e-skills agenda for
    • SUSTAINABILITY
    • www.e-skills.com/manifesto
  • 23. e-skills UK – thank you
    • Further information www.e-skills.com
    • e-skills manifesto www.e-skills.com/manifesto
    • e-skills UK research www.e-skills.com/Insights2010
    • e-skills Northern Ireland www.e-skills.com/ni
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