Industry reports

The latest Absolute IT Christchurch Regional Report shows that technology and innovation in the Canterbury region is driving exceptional levels of productivity in this region. We also take a closer look at the IT jobs sector in NZ’s second largest region for technology businesses.

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Our latest Absolute IT Digital Remuneration Report  reveals that the national median base salary for digital professionals has stabilised at the $80,000 level, but nonetheless the demand for digital skills are not slowing down.

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The latest Absolute IT Tech Remuneration Report is live and there is a steady upward trend in contracting rates in New Zealand, up 5% to $100/hour. The national IT median base salary of $90,000 has stayed the same as recorded in January 2018.

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Overall the tech sector in Auckland continues to be arguably the fastest-moving and most dynamic in New Zealand. The latest Absolute IT Auckland Report takes a closer look at the IT sector, and specifically the latest recruitment trends in the city of sails.

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Our latest Wellington IT Report is reveals that once again, Wellington rates as one of the best places for IT professionals to work and live in New Zealand. Not only are tech companies doing well in the region, but tech professionals in Wellington have the highest median salary rates in New Zealand.

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Our latest Absolute IT Digital Remuneration Report  shows that the national median base salary for digital professionals has gone up by 13%  over the last six months, from $71,000 as reported in August 2017 to $80,000 as recorded at the end of February 2018

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The latest Absolute IT Employer Insight Report revealed an interesting trend in terms of the demand for IT skills in the public versus the private sector. We also took a closer look at training and development spend in the IT industry.

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The 2018 Absolute IT Job Seeker Report reveals that while money is still a big influencing factor for IT professionals, the opportunity to grow and learn new skills can be a huge factor to keep or attract IT talent.

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The latest Absolute IT Tech Remuneration Report is live and there is a definite upward trend in IT salaries in New Zealand.  The national IT median base salary of $90,000 is up 10% from its previous $82,000 level recorded in June 2017.

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The latest Absolute IT Hamilton/Bay of Plenty Regional Report makes it clear that this region is growing and starting to flex its muscles.The tech sector in Hamilton has grown by double digits, both in size and in revenue. Over the past year the tech sector here expanded by 10% and is now outpacing Auckland.

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The latest Absolute IT Auckland Regional report highlights that Auckland is New Zealand’s digital HQ.  This fast-paced and innovative region is attracting a range of high-tech digital companies and IT professionals with digital skills are in high demand.

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The latest Absolute IT Christchurch Regional report shows that the IT job sector in Canterbury is dynamic, innovative and offers IT professionals excellent career opportunities, high levels of job satisfaction and good income potential.

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Absolute IT released New Zealand’s first Digital Remuneration Report. The Report focuses on income trends of digital professionals in New Zealand and will be renewed every six months. The Digital Report draws on the over 42,000 anonymous salary entries on itsalaries.co.nz.

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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 6-12 months.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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