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Ict education job trends oct 2011

  1. 1. New Zealand ICTTertiary Education & Job Series October 2011 Rugby World Cup garry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote: Indicates new/significant change
  2. 2. Insights Jobs [Last month ()]:  NZ Seek ICT jobs adverts for the month of October;  All NZ rose by 1% (-7%) (Up 13% on October 2010) in spite of other negative economic indicators  Auckland down 1% (-8%), Wellington up 2% (-3%) and Canterbury up a significant 9% (-12%)  Waikato experienced a 2% increase (-22%)  Trademe (all NZ) increased by 2% (2%) (Up 1.6% on September 2010)  ICT jobs in Canterbury have increased from 123 to 236 (92%) for the year to October Pay disparity in New Zealand’s ICT sector:  Still a significant gap with women earning an average of 7.8% less than salaried men, while the average contract hourly rate for women is 12.5% lower than for men  Linked readings:
  3. 3. Seek IT Job Trends NZ 2011 3500 3000 2732 3000 3127 2662 2689 2603 2870 2662 2500 2692 2000 1712 1500 Last Year 1000 500 0Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  4. 4. Seek ICT Job Adverts Monthly Change October 2011 10% 8% 6% 4% 2% 0% Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ -2%Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  5. 5. Seek ICT Job Advert Trends Year to October 2011 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% Growth 30% 20% 10% 0% Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZSource: (Accessed October 2011)
  6. 6. 2007 Peak ICT Job Adverts NZbeforerecession Seek & Trademe 3487 3500 3127 3000 3000 2870 2689 2732 2692 2662 2662 2603 2500 2000 Trademe IT 1712 Seek IT 1462 1474 1484 1500 1367 1407 1353 1391 1352 1324 1347 955 1000 500 0 Sept Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct 2007 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  7. 7. Seek ICT Job Adverts Year to October 2011 Total NZ October Canterbury 2010 Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ Oct-11 1612 57 723 236 2692 Sep-11 1629 56 707 214 2662 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 October 2011)
  8. 8. Seek ICT Job Adverts Oct 2011 Full Time & Part time/Contract/Temp/Casual 28 217 Auckland Wellington126 Doughnuts Canterbury 621 Inside=F/T Outside=Contract/etc 1397 16% 271 Fulltime Comparison by Main Regions Contract 84% All NZSource: (Accessed October 2011)
  9. 9. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Industry Certification October 2011 Total NZ Canterbury Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ Microsoft 236 7 114 43 430 Cisco 146 8 48 30 238 Linux 452 24 191 83 772 Linux jobs in the Waikato increased 50%, while for Microsoft jobs Auckland decreased 16% and Wellington increased 20%Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  10. 10. Seek ICT Job Adverts Filtered by Management Certifications350300250200 29% PMP Prince 2 41%150 ITIL10050 30% 0 Notes: • All 3 management certifications may be referenced in the same job advert. Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  11. 11. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Programming Language October 2011 Total NZ Canterbury Wellington C++ added this month for Waikato comparison with TIOBE Auckland 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ .NET 212 5 99 23 347 PHP 325 13 143 54 554 C++ 38 0 19 12 71 C 345 0 153 56 592 Java 356 14 159 66 613 • Java & .NET increased by 9% & 21% respectively on September totals • PHP & C# also experienced monthly increases • C++ added to enable comparison with TOIBE index [Top five: Java, C, C++, PHP & C#]Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  12. 12. Seek IT Job Adverts Comparison by Languages Sept - Oct 2011 344 284 Java 613 Inner = Sept 561 PHP Outer = Oct 213 11.5% overall C# 250 increase in adverts for languages .NET 522 554 Note: Total adverts for all four languages increased by 11.5% for the monthSource: (Accessed October 2011)
  13. 13. TIOBE [The Importance of Being Earnest] Programming Community Index for October 2011 *Java remains the No.1 programming language in the top 20 *Java C C++ PHP C# Objective-C (Visual) Basic Python Perl Oct-10 Language JavaScript Oct-11 Ruby Delphi/Object Pascal Lisp Transact-SQL PL/SQL Lua RPG (OS/400) Pascal Assembly* Ada 0 5 10 15 20 25 Order of PopularitySource: (Accessed October 2011)
  14. 14. TIOBE Programming Community Index Headline for October 2011Despite new version 7 release Java loses ground Java lost almost 1% of its popularity in September C will be number one again next month, if this trend continues Other observations;  Both Objective-C and Transact-SQL score new all time highs  Assembly re-entered the top 20  Visual Basic.NET gained many places (from #39 to #25)  F# had a hard time (from #23 to #46)Note: The TIOBE Programming Community index is an indicator of the popularity of programming languages. The index is updated once a month. The ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers world-wide, courses and third party vendors. The popular search engines Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Wikipedia, YouTube and Baidu are used to calculate the ratings
  15. 15. Absolute IT Salary Report NZ Permanent Salary Data Nov-10 to Aug-11 Architect Management Consultant BI/CRM Consultant ERP/Supply Software Architect Project Manager/Team Lead ConsultantSales Exec/Account Manager Business Analyst DBA Database Developer Technical Writer/Documenter WAN/Telecommunications IT Security Software-Analyst… Systems Integration Medium Quartile Network Engineer Systems Analyst Testing and Q.A Systems Administrator Software Developer Data Record Management Trainer Web/Multimedia Developer Web/Multimedia Designer Network Administration Hardware Engineer Help Desk/Support $0 $20,000 $40,000 $60,000 $80,000 $100,000 $120,000 $140,000Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  16. 16. Absolute IT Salary Report NZ Percentage Change Nov-10 to Aug-11 Architect Management Consultant BI/CRM Consultant ERP/Supply Software Architect Project Manager/Team Lead Consultant Sales Exec/Account Manager Business Analyst DBA Database Developer Technical Writer/Documenter WAN/Telecommunications IT Security Software-Analyst Programmer Systems Integration Network Engineer Systems Analyst Testing and Q.A Systems Administrator Software Developer Data Record Management Trainer Web/Multimedia Developer Web/Multimedia Designer Network Administration Hardware Engineer Help Desk/Support -20.0% -15.0% -10.0% -5.0% 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% Percentage ChangeSource: (Accessed October 2011)
  17. 17. ABSOLUTE IT SALARY REPORT For NZ’s ICT Industry November 2010 – August 2011Summary of [Absolute IT] Key Findings:  In the past 9 months  Software Development, Testing, Web Developers, and Managers experienced remuneration increases  Sales Execs/Account Managers, all levels of Software Architects, IT Security and Network Administration experienced remuneration decreases  *17,182 roles are permanent salaries, up by 2,643 salaries  *3,348 roles are contract/part-time/casual/Interim rates up by 340 *Corresponds with the Seek ICT job advert ratio of 80:20 Pay parity in New Zealand’s ICT sector: Still a significant gap with salaried men earning an average of 7.8% more than women, while the average contract hourly rate for men is 12.5% higher than for women Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  18. 18. activeTechPros IT Salary & Skills Report 2011 NZ Annual Salary by Job Function and Region (NZD) $140,000 $120,000 $100,000 $80,000 NZ Dollar $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 IT Management Project Systems Communications Support Administration Other IT Total Management Development Professionals Auckland Wellington Christchurch Tauranga Hawkes Bay Taranaki ManawatuSource: (Accessed October 2011)
  19. 19. ActiveTechPros IT Salary & Skills Report 2011 NZ Annual Salary by Job Function & Region (NZD) Number & Percentage of Respondents 3% 3% 3% 3% 6 6 6 7 Auckland 7% Wellington 15 Christchurch Tauranga Hawkes Bay 101 Taranaki 45% Manawatu 39 17%Source: (Accessed October 2011)
  20. 20. Top Ten Professional Certifications Ranking & Percentage of Respondents 2011 1 Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) 2 A+ Certification 3% 3% 4% 16% 3 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) 4% 4 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 6% 5 Network + 8% 14% 6 Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) 7 Citrix Certification 9% 9% 8 Project Management (PMP) 9 IBM certification 10 HP certificationSource: (Accessed October 2011)
  21. 21. News Bytes ICT Industry Confidence: (  A survey by recruitment firm Hudson finds ICT industry confidence growing 3.9 per cent to 42.7 percent, compared with national two-year low in confidence of just 27.9 per cent across all industries ICT industry faces skills shortage: (  The Australian ICT industry is facing a shortfall of 2700 computing professionals, adding to a looming skills shortage  Retention strategies more important than ever to prevent staff from defecting to competitors. “There have already been wage increases of between five and ten per cent across the industry with evidence of 20 per cent hikes in Western Australia” E-skills UK warns of an alarming 23 percent [33%?] fall in the number of students taking a GCSE in ICT: (  Decline in GCSE numbers was "especially concerning given the economic importance of IT to the UK economy“  "IT must be taught in a way that is relevant and inspiring to young people, that capitalises on the interests and aptitudes of young people, and that demonstrates the exciting and dynamic opportunities a career in IT offers”
  22. 22. Conclusion: October has seen a small increase of 2% in Seek IT NZ advertised jobs, after a decline for two consecutive months Java loses ground this month despite the new version 7 release [TIOBE] Men earn more than women with median base salary rates for males at $76,500 compared to $70,500 for females; and median base hourly contract rates at $80 for males compared to $70 for females [Absolute IT] Architects, Managers and Consultant BI/CRM are the highest paid jobs [Absolute IT] In NZ, over the past 9 months, remuneration increases occurred for software developers, testing, web developers, and managers [Absolute IT] Continuing predictions of ICT skills shortages for many countries, including NZ, Australia, the USA and the UK

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