There is a dearth of skilled Share-Point staffers in New Zealand, says Tom Derbyshire, manager for IT recruiting at Robert Walters.
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Lucrative maintenance and support revenue is becoming a bigger part of Endace’s revenues, according to the network management vendor’s April-September results, released earlier this week.
A former contractor to Oracle database disaster recovery specialist Avisit Solutions has failed to establish that he was in an employment relationship with the company during the 2005-2011 period.
Hiring intentions in the ICT sector for the October-December quarter are up 2.7 percentage points on the same quarter last year, according to Hudson's latest employment expectations survey.
Vodafone NZ has reported a net proft of $151.5 million for the 2010-2011 financial year, compared with $121.6 million last year, according to its annual report, lodged with the Companies Office last week.
The Ministry of Science and Innovation is calling for applications from tertiary students interested in internships with IT companies, as well as science and engineering organisations,over the 2011-12 summer. It will fund 200 internships nationwide.
For the first time since early 2009, recruitment firm AbsoluteIT has seen a decrease in the median base salary in its regular IT salary report.
Auckland University CIO Office director Miles Fordyce has resigned to take up the post of Group Technology Manager at NZ Post, effective from late October.
The government has committed $3 million towards the establishment of a Health Innovation Hub, which will be opened next year and operated by the Canterbury District Health Board and three North Island DHBs.
Dunedin’s “Sexy Summer Jobs” internship programme has gained international recognition, with the International Economic Development Council giving the scheme an honorary award.
Business intelligence is becoming an increasingly busy area of IT hiring, say recruiters who source BI staff for clients.
The Auckland Council has acknowledged the rise of Facebook and Twitter in a tender for media monitoring services, calling for monitoring of social media as well as traditional print, radio and television.
SAP announced this morning that it is to acquire New Zealand 3D specialist Right Hemisphere. SAP already had a stake in Right Hemisphere, having invested in it via its venture capital arm, <a href="http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/news/2578DF170C6ED575CC2572BB001FBD62">SAP Ventures</a>, in 2007.
Former Microsoft employee Alex Broughton is continuing with legal proceedings against the company, despite losing an Employment Relations Authority case, heard in March this year, regarding his redundancy in early 2010.
Wellington investment firm Active Equities has sold down its shareholding in TeamTalk, which operates the CityLink fibre service.