Industry reports

Tech Remuneration Report - June 2017

Absolute IT has released its six-monthly Remuneration Report, after surveying over 40,000 anonymous submissions through itsalaries.co.nz. There have been notable changes when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

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Wellington Regional Report - May 2017

The latest Absolute IT Wellington Regional report shows that the IT job sector here is dynamic, competitive and offers IT professionals some of the best salary packages in New Zealand. It also found that women are far more disposed to contract than men, with the highest rate of women contractors in New Zealand found in Wellington.

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Tech Employer Report - March 2017

Absolute IT has released its annual Tech Employer Report, after surveying over 550 anonymous IT employers. The latest report found that tech employers rate communication as the most valuable skill they look for when hiring new IT talent and that employers are feeling the pressure to keep and attract IT talent.

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Tech Jobseeker Insight Report - February 2017

Absolute IT has released its annual Job Seeker Insight Report, after surveying over 4,300 anonymous IT job seekers. The latest report found that tech professionals rate communication skills as the important skill to get ahead in the workplace and that there is a marked increase in employee satisfaction in this sector.

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Tech Remuneration Report - January 2017

Absolute IT has released its six-monthly Remuneration Report, after surveying over 39,000 anonymous submissions through itsalaries.co.nz. There have been notable changes when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

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Hamilton/BoP Regional Report

The latest Absolute IT Hamilton/BoP report found that not only does it have fast-growing tech sector that is set for expansion, this region also offers the best life/work balance for IT job seekers in New Zealand.

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Christchurch Regional Report

The latest Absolute IT Christchurch Report found that the IT sector in Christchurch is buzzing and lucrative. Rates for contractors and salaries for permanent staff have risen by 6.6% since December 2015 and 86% of IT professionals rate their workplace as a good place to work.

 

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Tech Remuneration Report - July 2016

Absolute IT has released its six-monthly Remuneration Report, after surveying almost 39,000 anonymous submissions through itsalaries.co.nz. There have been notable changes when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

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Money talks, but job satisfaction sings in Auckland

The latest Absolute IT Auckland Report found that contrary to popular belief, it is not all about the money in Auckland. The quest for work/life balance and job satisfaction is changing the way the IT sector in Auckland is attracting and keeping talent.

 

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Wellington Regional Report April 2014

The IT sector in Wellington is one of the best places to work in New Zealand. The latest Absolute IT Wellington Regional report shows that the IT job sector here is dynamic, competitive and offers IT professionals the best salary packages in New Zealand.

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Tech Employer Insight Report - March 2016

Absolute IT has released its annual Employer Insight Report after surveying over 400 IT employers in New Zealand. Issues such as addressing the gender gap, their biggest business challenges and hiring outlook for the year ahead are covered in the Report.

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Tech Remuneration Report – January 2016

Absolute IT has released its six-monthly Remuneration Report, after surveying almost 37,000 anonymous submissions through itsalaries.co.nz. There have been notable changes when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

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Hamilton/Bay of Plenty Remuneration Snapshot - Oct 2015

Based on 2444 entries into itsalaries.co.nz by Hamilton/BoP tech professionals we know the median base salary for tech professionals working in the Hamilton/BoP region is $68,500 and 58% receive some form of additional benefit as part of their pay package (additional leave, healthcare, mobile phone etc.). We also know that 24% receive a bonus on top of their base salary and the median received is $3,500.

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Tech Remuneration Report – July 2015

Absolute IT has released its six-monthly Remuneration Report, after surveying almost 37,000 anonymous submissions through itsalaries.co.nz. There have been notable changes when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

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Tech Job Seeker Survey - February 2015

Workplace satisfaction continues to remain strong in New Zealand with
85% of tech professionals considering their current IT job a good place to be and 91% stating their work / life balance as either average or above.

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Tech Employer Insight Survey - February 2015

Employer confidence continues to rise, with 79% of tech employers planning to hire additional staff / contractors this year, 41% due to new projects.
However, the dramatically short supply of tech talent in New Zealand continues to plague employers, with 70% believing access to suitably qualified staff is the top business challenge for their region this year.

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Tech Remuneration Report – Dec 2014

Absolute IT has released its six-monthly Remuneration Report, after surveying over 35,000 anonymous submissions through itsalaries.co.nz. There have been notable improvements when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

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Auckland IT Job Market Report 2014

It’ s a worldwide trend that employees everywhere are demanding more than just a secure job, and the Auckland tech industry is no exception. Our latest Auckland IT Job Market report shows IT professionals in Auckland are wanting more than just a place to spend their 9-5, and they are in a bargaining position to ask for it.

 

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Wellington Market Insight - July 2014

If you’re part of the tech sector in Wellington, the great news for employees is you’re likely to earn the most staying put in the capital. Wellington holds the highest median base remuneration within New Zealand at $87,500 – that’s 8.7% above the national median.

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Christchurch Insight Report - June 2014

Our Christchurch Market Insight report shares key local ICT industry trends. It offers insight into the profile of a Wellington ICT professional and what Wellington ICT employers have planned.

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IT Remuneration Report - June 2014

With 33,900 anonymous entries into our IT salary website www.itsalaries.co.nz we can explore remuneration data by skill set, industry, region and sector.

This report identifies the trends around remuneration in the ICT sector in the past 6 to 12 months.

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Waikato and Bay of Plenty Insight Report - April 2014

Our Waikato & BoP Market Insight report shares key local ICT industry trends. It offers insight into the profile of a Waikato and BoP ICT professional and what Waikato and BoP ICT employers have planned.

 

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Employer Insight Report - February 2014

Our Employer Insight Report draws on over 400 responses to our annual survey of ICT employers and explores some of the key issues and trends around employment in the ICT sector for the next 12 months.

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Job Seeker Intentions Report - Feb 2014

Our Job Seeker Intentions Report is based on over 3,500 responses to our annual survey of ICT professionals from around New Zealand and offshore. The report provides insight into ICT job seeker’s plans for, and expectations of, 2014.

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IT Remuneration Report – January 2014

Our latest Remuneration Report draws on data from more than 30,500 anonymous entries into our IT salary website  and explores remuneration by skill-set, industry and sector.

This report shows the highest base median salary on record, confirming that ICT Industry confidence Is growing as the economy improves.

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IT Remuneration Report – June 2013

More than half of the ICT professionals currently working in New Zealand participated in our Remuneration Report. It draws on data from the more than 27,500 anonymous entries into the IT salary website itsalaries.co.nz and explores remuneration by skill-set, industry and sector.

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Wellington Insight Report – May 2013

Our Wellington Market Insight report shares key local ICT industry trends. It offers insight into the profile of a Wellington ICT professional and what Wellington ICT employers have planned.

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Auckland Insight Report – March 2013

Our Auckland Market Insight Report shares key local ICT industry trends. It offers insight into what Auckland employers have planned for 2013, what ICT professionals are seeking and local ICT remuneration rates.

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Christchurch Insight Report – February 2013

Our Christchurch Market Insight Report shares key local and national ICT industry trends. It offers insight into the ICT professionals who would consider moving to Christchurch and also what Christchurch employers have planned for 2013.

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