The information technology sector just pipped marketing at the post to be the best performer, assisted again by increased private sector positions, according to the June executive demand index report from executive search firm EL Consult.
ACT-based electricity and gas distributor Evoenergy has received $2.05 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to trial the integration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in an online marketplace.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is in the process of migrating critical IT infrastructure from the Tuggeranong Data Centre in the ACT, managed by the Department of Human Services (DHS), to NEXTDC’s data centre in the Canberra suburb of Bruce.
The ACT Government has appointed its first chief digital officer as part of its strategy to drive digital innovation in the nation’s capital.
A joint initiative by government, industry and the National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon, has given students from secondary schools in three states experience with the cutting-edge of design technology.
Las Vegas luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has appointed a new, Australian-based head of its Asia Pacific business as it pursues what it says is an “aggressive global sales strategy”.
Demand for executives was marginally higher in March, with the IT industry once again the standout sector, gaining 11 points for the month.
Australia’s standard of living edged upwards in the second half of last year following two years of zero growth, with the modest rise in standards mainly due to “weak increases” in our cost of living due to lower petrol and household energy prices.
Over $9 million in funds has been transferred to West African countries by Australians who have been warned by the consumer watchdog that they might be the unwitting victims of scammers.
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for employers to find appropriately qualified ICT professionals to fill available jobs, with recruiters struggling to source talented candidates to fill vacant roles.
The IT sector has failed to maintain large gains in job opportunities for executives recorded in August, with a drop of 27% in September off a small base.
The demand for executive rose modestly in July in most industry sectors, but the IT industry missed out, recording an 18% retraction, according to the latest executive employment index.
There’s no jobs boom, but there is continuing momentum in job growth in Australia’s ICT sector, according to a newly published salary and employment index. While jobs demand, however, is slowly creeping upwards, that demand for digital professionals is currently outstripping supply.
iiNet has secured an ACT Government contract to build a free WiFi network in the next 12 months which will provide wireless coverage across 12 business districts in Canberra.
There’s encouraging signs that Australia's ICT jobs market has been gathering pace over the past quarter, with the market for ICT skills now at its highest point for more than a year, according to a newly published report.
Government sector IT staff will consider changing their jobs if they are affected by cuts in agency and departmental budgets expected to be announced in tonight’s federal budget, according to one major ICT recruitment firm.
Rally Software, a global vendor of cloud-based software solutions for managing Agile software development, has boosted its team to service continuing expansion in the Australian market with the appointment of three new account managers.
Listed Australian consulting and technology firm Oakton has appointed 25-year business and IT veteran David Mathews as Executive General Manager for the ACT.
Healthcare and education have been the key drivers of ICT hiring over the last 3 months, according to a newly published survey of the salaries and skills demand in each of Australia's major markets.
Optus has just completed upgrades of 70 mobile sites in the ACT, marking the completion of a nationwide 3G upgrade program by the telco.
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