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  • 1.New ZealandICTTertiary Education & Job SeriesOctober 2011Rugby World Cupgarry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote:Indicatesnew/significantchange

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 theyear to October Pay disparity in New Zealands ICT sector: Still a significant gap with women earning an average of 7.8% less thansalaried men, while the average contract hourly rate for women is 12.5%lower than for men Linked readings: 3. Seek IT Job Trends NZ2011 3500 30002732 3000 312726622689 2603 2870 2662250026922000 17121500 Last Year1000 500 0Source: (Accessed October 2011) 4. Seek ICT Job AdvertsMonthly Change October 201110%8%6%4%2%0%Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ-2%Source: (Accessed October 2011) 5. Seek ICT Job Advert TrendsYear to October 2011100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% Growth 30% 20% 10% 0% Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZSource: (Accessed October 2011) 6. 2007 Peak ICT Job Adverts NZbeforerecession Seek & Trademe 34873500 31273000300028702689 2732269226622662 260325002000Trademe IT 1712 Seek IT14621474 14841500 1367 1407 13531391 1352 132413479551000 500 0 SeptJan Feb MarAprilMayJune July AugSept Oct 2007 20112011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 20112011 Source:(Accessed October 2011) 7. Seek ICT Job AdvertsYear to October 2011Total NZOctoberCanterbury2010WellingtonWaikato Auckland 05001000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 Auckland Waikato WellingtonCanterburyTotal NZ Oct-111612 57723236 2692 Sep-11 162956 707 214 2662 Aug-11 177272 727 242 2870 Jul-11 183765 891 255 3127 Jun-11 175157 880 229 3000 May-11 163559 785 184 2732 Apr-11 151667 825 188 2689 Mar-11 153068 785 144 2603 Feb-11 155966 800 151 2662 Jan-1196042 532 123 1712Source:(Accessed October 2011) 8. Seek ICT Job Adverts Oct 2011Full Time & Part time/Contract/Temp/Casual 28217AucklandWellington126Doughnuts Canterbury621Inside=F/TOutside=Contract/etc 139716%271FulltimeComparison by Main RegionsContract84% All NZSource: (Accessed October 2011) 9. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Industry CertificationOctober 2011Total NZCanterburyWellingtonWaikato Auckland0100 200 300400 500 600700 800Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZMicrosoft 2367 11443 430Cisco 146848 30238Linux 45224 19183772Linux jobs in the Waikato increased 50%, while for Microsoftjobs Auckland decreased 16% and Wellington increased 20%Source: (Accessed October 2011) 10. Seek ICT Job Adverts Filteredby Management Certifications350300250200 29% PMP Prince 241%150 ITIL1005030%0Notes: All 3 management certifications may be referenced in the same job advert.Source:(Accessed October 2011) 11. Seek ICT Job Adverts by Programming LanguageOctober 2011 Total NZCanterbury Wellington C++ addedthis monthfor Waikatocomparisonwith TIOBEAuckland0100200300400 500600700Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ .NET 2125 99 23 347 PHP32513143 54554 C++38 0 191271 C3450 153 56592 Java 35614159 66613 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. Seek IT Job AdvertsComparison by LanguagesSept - Oct 2011344284Java 613 Inner = Sept561 PHP Outer = Oct21311.5% overall C#250increase in adverts for languages .NET522 554Note: Total adverts for all four languages increased by 11.5% for the monthSource: (Accessed October 2011) 13. TIOBE [The Importance of Being Earnest]Programming Community Index for October 2011 *Java remains the No.1 programming language in the top 20*JavaCC++ PHP C# Objective-C(Visual) BasicPython PerlOct-10Language JavaScriptOct-11Ruby Delphi/Object Pascal LispTransact-SQLPL/SQLLua RPG (OS/400) PascalAssembly* Ada 05 101520 25Order of PopularitySource: (Accessed October 2011) 14. TIOBE Programming Community Index Headlinefor 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. Absolute IT Salary Report NZ Permanent Salary DataNov-10 to Aug-11ArchitectManagementConsultant BI/CRMConsultant ERP/SupplySoftware ArchitectProject Manager/Team LeadConsultantSales Exec/Account ManagerBusiness AnalystDBA Database Developer Technical Writer/DocumenterWAN/TelecommunicationsIT Security Software-Analyst Systems IntegrationMedium Quartile Network Engineer Systems Analyst Testing and Q.ASystems Administrator Software Developer Data Record ManagementTrainer Web/Multimedia DeveloperWeb/Multimedia Designer Network AdministrationHardware EngineerHelp Desk/Support$0 $20,000 $40,000 $60,000 $80,000 $100,000 $120,000 $140,000Source:(Accessed October 2011) 16. Absolute IT Salary Report NZ Percentage ChangeNov-10 to Aug-11ArchitectManagementConsultant BI/CRMConsultant ERP/SupplySoftware Architect Project Manager/Team LeadConsultantSales Exec/Account ManagerBusiness AnalystDBA Database Developer Technical Writer/DocumenterWAN/TelecommunicationsIT Security Software-Analyst Programmer Systems Integration Network Engineer Systems Analyst Testing and Q.ASystems Administrator Software Developer Data Record ManagementTrainer Web/Multimedia Developer Web/Multimedia Designer Network AdministrationHardware EngineerHelp 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. ABSOLUTE IT SALARY REPORT For NZs ICT Industry November 2010 August 2011Summary of [Absolute IT] Key Findings: In the past 9 months Software Development, Testing, Web Developers, and Managers experiencedremuneration increases Sales Execs/Account Managers, all levels of Software Architects, IT Security andNetwork 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 Zealands 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. activeTechPros IT Salary & SkillsReport 2011 NZAnnual Salary by Job Function and Region (NZD) $140,000 $120,000 $100,000$80,000 NZ Dollar$60,000$40,000$20,000$0IT ManagementProject Systems Communications SupportAdministration Other ITTotal ManagementDevelopmentProfessionalsAucklandWellingtonChristchurchTaurangaHawkes BayTaranakiManawatuSource:(Accessed October 2011) 19. ActiveTechPros IT Salary & SkillsReport 2011 NZAnnual Salary by Job Function & Region (NZD) Number & Percentage of Respondents 3%3% 3% 3%6667Auckland 7% Wellington15ChristchurchTaurangaHawkes Bay101 Taranaki45%Manawatu39 17%Source: (Accessed October 2011) 20. Top Ten Professional Certifications Ranking & Percentage of Respondents20111 Microsoft Certified Professional(MCP)2 A+ Certification 3%3%4% 16%3 Microsoft Certified SystemsEngineer (MCSE) 4%4 Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA)6%5 Network + 8%14%6 Microsoft Certified SystemAdministrator (MCSA)7 Citrix Certification 9%9%8 Project Management (PMP)9 IBM certification10 HP certificationSource: (Accessed October 2011) 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 ofstudents 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. Conclusion: October has seen a small increase of 2% in Seek IT NZ advertised jobs, aftera 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 hourlycontract 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 forsoftware developers, testing, web developers, and managers [Absolute IT] Continuing predictions of ICT skills shortages for many countries, includingNZ, Australia,