Ict education & job trends august 2011

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1.New ZealandICTTertiary Education & Job Series August 2011garry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote:Indicatesnew/significantchange2. Insights Enrolments: NZ ICT diploma & CS bachelor degree female participation rates in2009 () were 23% & 28% respectively USA - among themember schools, the share of bachelorsdegrees in CS granted to females rose to 13.8% in 2010, an increaseof 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. ICT DiplomasDomestic EFTSby Age & Gender, 2009 Female2000 Male18001600Distribution by GenderEquivalent Full Time Students14001200100023%800600 77%4002000 Under 18-19 20-24 25-39 40+ Total18Age BracketSource: (Accessed August 2011) 4. CS Bachelor Degrees Domestic EFTS by Age & Gender, 2009 Female3,500 Male3,000Distribution by GenderEquivalent Full Time Students2,5002,00028%1,5001,000 72% 500 0Under 18-19 20-24 25-3940+ Total 18 Age BracketNote: Evidence suggests that the female participation rate is consistent here in NZand rising slightly in the USA.Source: (Accessed August 2011) 5. Seek IT Job Trends NZ 201135003000 273226623000 3127 2603 2689250028702000 17121500 Last Year1000 500 0Jan Feb Mar April 2011 2011 May June 2011 2011 July Aug 2011 2011 2011 2011Source: (Accessed August 2011) 6. Seek ICT Job Adverts Monthly Change for August 201115%10% 5% 0%Monthly Change-5%-10%-15%-20%Source: (Accessed August 2011) 7. Seek ICT Job Advert TrendsJanuary - August2011100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40%Growth 30% 20% 10%0%Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZSource: (Accessed August 2011) 8. 2007 Peak ICT Job Adverts NZbeforerecessionSeek & Trademe 348735003127 30003000 2870 2689 2732 2662260325002000Trademe IT1712Seek IT 14621474 1484 13671407 139115001353 135295510005000 SeptJanFeb MarAprilMayJune July Aug 2007 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 Source: (Accessed August 2011) 9. Seek ICT Job Adverts NZ January - August 2011Total NZ AugustCanterbury 2010WellingtonWaikato Auckland 050010001500 2000 2500 30003500 AucklandWaikatoWellington CanterburyTotal NZAug-111772 72 727 242 2870Jul-111837 65 891 255 3127Jun-111751 57 880 229 3000May-111635 59 785 184 2732Apr-111516 67 825 188 2689Mar-111530 68 785 144 2603Feb-111559 66 800 151 2662Jan-11 960 42 532 123 1712Source:(Accessed August 2011) 10. Seek ICT Job Advertsby Industry CertificationAugust 2011Total NZCanterburyWellingtonWaikato Auckland 0200 400600 800 1000 Auckland Waikato Wellington CanterburyTotal NZ Microsoft 281 5 11859 484 Cisco 174 2 86 27 310 Linux 53525 16872 817Waikato & Canterbury experienced an increase in Linuxadverts of 60% and 11% respectively for the monthSource:(Accessed August 2011) 11. Seek ICT Job Adverts Filteredby Management Certifications PMP New for Prince [2] August ITIL2011400350Distribution300No. Job Adverts250 28%20044%150100 5028% 0Note:All 3 management certifications may be referenced in the same job advert. 12. TechRepublic Certifications & Salary Report2011 PMP Project Management Professional CISSP Cert Info Sys Security Professional CCDA Cisco Certified Design AssociateCCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional ITIL v2 Foundation ITIL v3 FoundationVMware Certified ProfessionalProject+VoIP/TelephonyMCSE MS Certified Systems EngineerSalary MCITP Enterprise Administrator CCNA Cisco Certified Network AssociateMCITP MS Certified IT ProfessionalCompTIA Security+ MCSA MS Certified System Administrator MCITP Server AdministratorMCTS 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. Seek ICT Job Adverts byProgramming Language August 2011Total NZCanterburyWellingtonWaikato Auckland 0100 200 300400500 600700 AucklandWaikatoWellington Canterbury Total NZPHP376 19 120 43564C# 1457 5924239.NET 178 15 6628290Java 410 21 133 50623 Waikato experienced a doubling of job adverts for Java & .NET for the month. Job adverts for PHP increased 50%.Source:(Accessed August 2011) 14. Seek ICT Job Adverts for Java Seek ICT NZ Job AdvertsProgrammer/DeveloperTop 3 Languages August 2011 August 201117%Java18%44% PHP C#39% 82%Prog/Dev [Java]Prog/Dev OtherLanguagesRevised forAugust 2011 - C#now includedSource: (Accessed August 2011) 15. TIOBE Programming Community Index Headline for August 2011: F#, a new functional programming language available in the latestversion of Microsofts Visual Studio (2010), has entered the top 20 forthe first timeSource: (Accessed August 2011) 16. Seek ICT Job Advertsby Role [August] Programmer/Developer18%System Support27% Help Desk24%24%Network (All categories)7% All Other RolesNew forAugust2011Source:(Accessed August 2011) 17. Trademe IT Salary Informationby RoleJan-June 2011Sales & pre-sales Project management Architects ManagementFunctional 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. 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. 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. News BytesAccording to the latest (NZ) Hudson Report for the July-SeptemberQuarter: Hiring intentions in the information technology sector (31.4%) are at thehighest level in over six years More than half of employers (56.2%) surveyed plan to increasepermanent headcount The industry is thriving in the lower North Island, up 18.6pp comparedto the first quarter of 2011 The temporary/contracting hiring intentions for the informationtechnology sector are at the highest level (31.4%) for nearly six years(Accessed August 2011) 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