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ICT Trends - Series Finale

Garry Roberton. 26 May 2016, 10:50 am
ICT Trends - Series Finale

The ICT Trends series commenced in September 2010 as a sequence of slides collated into a monthly publication on the CITRENZ website.  Now, Garry presents his final look at the ICT jobs market.

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ICT Trends – Rewarding Career

Garry Roberton. 04 May 2016, 11:00 am
ICT Trends – Rewarding Career

This month's Seek ICT job advert figures indicate a 5 percent drop on the March figure of 2065, and represents a decline of 4.3 percent on this time last year. The NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) jobs online monthly report for March 2016 states that while the all vacancies index increased by 0.7 percent, IT increased by just 0.1 percent over the month, 16 February to 16 March.

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ICT Trends – Contrasts in Demand

Garry Roberton. 24 March 2016, 2:39 pm

A quick glance at this month's Seek ICT job advert figures indicates that the usual upward trend for this time of the year is currently tracking below the same period for 2015.

And in the NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) jobs online monthly report for February 2016, the all vacancies index fell by 0.5 percent with IT decreasing by 0.2 percent.

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ICT Trends: Ongoing demand for IT skills

Garry Roberton. 29 February 2016, 6:49 am

The latest Hudson Report 'Forward focus 2016' states that the job outlook for 2016 is more positive than during 2015, when the economy softened, with IT the top industry in terms of employers planning…

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ICT Trends - Big Data

Garry Roberton. 01 December 2015, 6:14 am

Big data is one of those perennial buzzwords that the ICT industry attracts, so how is it affecting employment both here and internationally?

In this ICT Trends update, Garry Roberton finds that th…

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ICT Trends: Shortage of IT Specialists

Garry Roberton. 18 November 2015, 3:45 pm

Several global headlines over recent months have highlighted a shortage of IT specialists, especially in the domain of IT security.

A growth in demand for IT security specialists is in direct resp…

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ICT Trends: Global Influences

Garry Roberton. 22 July 2015, 11:41 am

The ICT job vacancy market remains relatively buoyant despite the current downturn in the number of jobs being advertised.

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ICT Trends: Vibrant Growth

Garry Roberton. 25 May 2015, 12:14 pm

New Zealand follows a global trend in ICT, filling particular slots with the right-skilled professional.

According to MBIE's Sector Report, Between 2012 and 2014 people employed in ICT-related occ…

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ICT Trends: Positive Outlook, but Fewer Jobs

Garry Roberton. 28 April 2015, 12:56 pm

ICT postings to popular job search sites are down everywhere in New Zealand, but the news isn't so bad in Auckland, or if you know JavaScript.

This month's ICT Skills column looks at what programmi…

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ICT Trends: The Market's Thirst for Skills

Garry Roberton. 23 March 2015, 2:13 pm

A headline in the 19 March New Zealand Herald said it all: More Jobs Than Candidates.

A shift in business priorities and processes is putting upward pressure on the hiring market. In IT there are …

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ICT Trends: 2015's (Great) Expectations…

Garry Roberton. 23 February 2015, 9:52 am

Upward trends in hiring continue, but IT leaders should be prepared to spend time training new and existing staff to deliver on emerging business needs.

The NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and …

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ICT Trends - Current NZ & Global Demand

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