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Ict education & job trends Jan 2012

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Jan 2012 edition of the ICT Job Trends series

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Ict education & job trends Jan 2012

  1. 1. New Zealand ICTTertiary Education & Job Series January 2012 garry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote: Indicates a change
  2. 2. Recent Insights Enrolments;  First year CS enrolments at Otago University are at their lowest levels since 2001  This is consistent with the [University sector] trend throughout NZ and the Western world [Computerworld opinion piece]  ICT enrolments across the ITP [Polytechnic] sector were up 10% in 2011 [ ] Jobs;  ICT jobs advertised on Seek & Trademe for January 2012 are up 11% & 2% respectively on the same time last year  At this time last year Seek ICT job adverts were up 41% on the January 2010 figures
  3. 3. Seek IT Job Advert Trends ITP [Polytechnics] NZ 2011 ICT Enrolment Trends [based on CITRENZ Data] 2002 to 2011 45003500 40003000 350025002000 30001500 25001000 2000 500 49% Decrease 36% Increase 0 1500 1000 2010 500 0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011Source: (Accessed January 2012) Source: CITRENZ Data
  4. 4. ICT Job Adverts NZ Seek & TrademePeaks beforerecession 3500 3000 2500 Trademe IT 2000 Seek IT 2011 Job Advert Nos. 1500 Same Month 1000 500 0 Sept 2007 Jan 2012Source: (Accessed January 2012)
  5. 5. Seek ICT Job Adverts Monthly Trend Total NZ Jan 2011 Canterbury Jan-12 Wellington 2011 Job Advert Nos. Waikato Auckland 0 500 1000 1500 2000Source: (Accessed January 2012)
  6. 6. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Programming Language January 2012 Total NZ Canterbury Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ .NET 148 3 72 47 282 PHP 245 5 121 47 435 C# 117 1 42 41 211 Java 279 8 146 54 503Source: (Accessed January 2012)
  7. 7. Top Skill Sets [selected] NZ Executives Hiring for in 2012 262 465 Project Management Business Intelligence Security 474 142 SQL Server SpecialistsSource: (Accessed January 2012)
  8. 8. Recent News ItemsBiggest challenge facing ICT in 2012 [Brendan McCane, Head of CS, OtagoUniversity] [ , 9th January 2012] It is the same as it ever was: it is people, it is people, it is people First year enrolments in CS fallen 60% from 500 in 2001 to 200 in 2011 Current numbers, consistent throughout NZ and the western world, are insufficient [to meet the needs of the industry] Online ICT vacancies are consistently double that of any other industry Everyone in ICT needs to trumpet the benefits of ICT knowledge and skills and encourage more people into the industryThe comments in the Computerworld opinion piece echo those publishedin the NZCS December edition of ICT Trends: meeting thefuture demand for skills’
  9. 9. Recent News ItemsThe State Services Commissions annual Human ResourcesCapacity Survey, examining the employment characteristicsof the public service in NZ, shows;  ICT roles [systems analysts, programmers, customer support officers, etc] fell by 13.5 percent in the year to June, 2011 - the biggest drop of all government employment groups  There were 1738 ICT fulltime equivalent employees as at June 30, 2011, compared with 2009 at the corresponding date a year earlier  Unplanned turnover of ICT staff jumped from 8 per cent to 16 per cent in 2011 [Source: ]
  10. 10. Conclusions: The continuing trend of falling tertiary sector enrolments in ICT/CS presents one of the biggest challenges to the industry for 2012 ICT job potential remains extremely healthy Follow the monthly ICT job advert trends for 2012 @ www.citrenz.ac.nz/job-trends Comments/feedback welcomegarry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzTwitter: @Gazza_R

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