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Whether you're looking for a new career path, a new job or your next contracting position, we'll find ways to help you land what you want. IT Skills have never been in more demand - so don't settle for a role that you don't love. 

Whether you’re looking to take that next step in your tech career, find a temporary or contract role or a complete step change in your trajectory, Hays’ dedicated recruitment experts will help you find the job that's right for you. 

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Whether you’re looking to join a dynamic start-up, a scale-up, an established enterprise or a public sector organisation, you’ll gain access to a huge range of exclusive IT job opportunities that you won’t see anywhere else. As tech experts, we’ll match you to roles best suited to you. Jobs where you can apply your skills and experience to make a difference.

You’ll get access to open and honest advice, transparent and unique employer insights, and even skills development along the way – ensuring you make the right career decisions, for you. This is what sets us apart: we aren’t just your recruiter, we’re your lifelong career partner. 

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Your IT job questions, answered

What IT jobs and opportunities are available for IT professionals? 

Right now, there’s huge demand for experienced, ambitious and skilled professionals with strong technical skillsets.
From AI and machine learning to cloud computing and the IoT, new advances in technology are vital to organisations’ growth and success. We are seeing almost constant demand for data analysts and data scientistssoftware developerscyber security expertsinfrastructure architectsCRM professionals, automation and cloud experts as well as IT project managers and change managers
Leadership professionals with a proven track-record are also highly sought across all industries, as digital transformation continues to take centre stage at many organisations, and tech leaders increasingly have a seat at the decision-making table. 
Search our latest IT job opportunities across New Zealand.

What are the highest paid IT jobs in New Zealand? 

Salaries across the board for IT roles are highly competitive. Even entry level Software Developers, Project Coordinators and Data Analysts can command salaries around $80,000 a year.
Leadership professionals and Architects can command the highest salaries. Cloud Architects, Infrastructure Architects and Enterprise Architects can earn up to $200,000 in Auckland.
A CIO or CTO could be looking at a salary between $170,000-$250,000 in Auckland, a CISO could earn between $160,000-$230,000 and a Head of Digital can earn up to $200,000.
Use the Hays Salary Checker to benchmark IT salaries for your job title and location.

Are both permanent and contractor IT jobs available? 

Yes – with the size and scale of digital transformation projects occurring at most enterprises, across the public and private sectors, and a huge range of start-ups and scale-up looking to take their product to market and secure more investment, there are a huge number of exciting opportunities for permanent tech employees and contractors alike.
So, whatever your skillset, experience and ambitions, now is a great time to look ahead to the next stage of your career. 

What are the most important skills for an IT professional to have? 

You will need technical skills and understanding specific to your discipline. Degrees or qualifications in a relevant area of computer science are beneficial. However, demonstrable experience can be just as, if not more, important than any qualifications.
As an overall, universal rule, you’ll need a strong understanding of emerging technologies, excellent communications skills, as well as a thirst for knowledge and a passion for continuous development and learning.

Who’s hiring IT professionals? 

In a nutshell, everyone. Technology is so integral to maintaining a successful business today, and it’s evolving so rapidly that employers are constantly on the lookout for professionals who can help them realise their ambitions. That’s why there is huge demand in both private and public sectors, smaller start-ups and scale-ups and large multinationals, for professionals with skills like yours.
Unsure where you want to work? As your lifelong, trusted career partner, we care about providing you with the best service: discussing job opportunities in a clear, transparent and honest way and giving you access to the latest intelligence and insights to shape your decisions. We’ll help you to make the best, most informed decisions – not just today but throughout your entire career.