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Manpower Dynamics. Data Intelligence

Innovation and Technology

IT & communication services organisations; IT users organisations; Research & Development ...

Covers :
1. IT & communication services organisations
   - Manufacturing (IT-products)
   - Innovative products and services
   - Wholesale, retail and import/export trades of computer products and software packages
   - IT products and services suppliers
   - Digital creative
   - Communications services
2. IT users organisations
   - Manufacturing (non-IT products)
   - Innovative products and services
   - Electricity, gas and water
   - Construction
   - Wholesale, retail and import/export trades, catering and hotels
   - Transport and storage services
   - Financing, insurance, real estate and business services
   - Medical and health care services
   - Community, social and personal services
   - Government bureaux/departments
3. Research & Development
   - Innovative products and services
   - IT products and services suppliers
   - Universities and post-secondary colleges
   - Research and scientific institutes

Innovation and Technology Inner Banner

Year 2018 Tooltips

Research and Development (R&D) Sector was firstly included in the Manpower Survey of 2018 with the objective of accomplishing an exploratory understanding of the innovation activities in Hong Kong. Regarding R&D, only technological innovation (product / process innovation) was included. Besides, the manpower information of R&D employees has not been projected to indicate the overall innovation situation in Hong Kong.

General IT Management

0

IT/Software Development

0

Telecommunications and Networking

0

Technical Services

0

Operation Services

0

IT Education and Training

0

IT Sales and Marketing

0

Research and Development (IT related)

0

Total

0

Note(s):
Employees included freelancers.

General IT Management

0

Vacancy rate: 1.0%

IT/Software Development

0

Vacancy rate: 4.7%

Telecommunications and Networking

0

Vacancy rate: 2.5%

Technical Services

0

Vacancy rate: 2.7%

Operation Services

0

Vacancy rate: 2.5%

IT Education and Training

0

Vacancy rate: 0.2%

IT Sales and Marketing

0

Vacancy rate: 3.3%

Research and Development (IT related)

0

Vacancy rate: 3.6%

Total

0

Vacancy rate: 3.3%

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Research and Development (Non-IT related)

0

Research and Development (IT related)

0

Total

0

Note(s):
Employees included freelancers.

Research and Development (Non-IT related)

0

Vacancy rate: 4.6%

Research and Development (IT related)

0

Vacancy rate: 3.6%

Total

0

Vacancy rate: 4.0%

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Annual income Tooltips

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Annual income Tooltips

Note(s):
The Research and Development Sector was firstly included in the survey of 2018 and hence there was no comparison with last round of survey.

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

General IT Management

79.6%First Degree

IT/Software Development

58.3%First Degree

Telecommunications and Networking

59.7%First Degree

Technical Services

35.9%First Degree

34.3%Sub-degree

Operation Services

32.5%Sub-degree

42.8%Senior Secondary

IT Education and Training

82.9%First Degree

IT Sales and Marketing

43.6%Sub-degree

35.2%Senior Secondary

Research and Development (IT related)

76.0%First Degree

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

General IT Management

52.3%5 yrs to less than 10 yrs

IT/Software Development

49.9%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

Telecommunications and Networking

54.3%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

Technical Services

39.0%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

30.0%Less than 2 yrs

Operation Services

47.6%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

34.6%Less than 2 yrs

IT Education and Training

33.7%5 yrs to less than 10 yrs

41.5%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

IT Sales and Marketing

53.5%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

Research and Development (IT related)

45.7%5 yrs to less than 10 yrs

29.2%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Research and Development (Non-IT related)

39.6%Postgraduate

47.6%First Degree

Research and Development (IT related)

76.0%First Degree

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Research and Development (Non-IT related)

57.8%5 yrs to less than 10 yrs

Research and Development (IT related)

45.7%5 yrs to less than 10 yrs

29.2%2 yrs to less than 5 yrs

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Recruitment Difficulties

1st

Candidates lacked the relevant skills/ experience

2nd

Candidates found the remuneration package not attractive

3rd

Candidates lacked the relevant academic qualification and credential

Recruitment Difficulties

Note(s):
No information was collected.

Manpower Demand

Average Annual Growth

0

2018

Actual

0

2022

Forecast

0

Note(s):
(1) The figures included employees and freelancers.
(2) The manpower forecast is based on the historical manpower survey data, together with the market trends in a longer term, technological developments of the industry and other social-economic determinants.

 

All the percentages are rounded to nearest 0.1%.

Manpower Demand

Note(s):
The Research and Development (R&D) Sector was firstly introduced in the survey of 2018. Due to the lack of historical data, no forecasting of demand was done for the R&D sector.

Report

Innovation and Technology Sector - 2018 Manpower Survey Report Image
  • Innovation and Technology
  • 2018 Manpower Survey Report

97% Increase for Manpower in Operation Services from 2006 to 2018

The number of employees in Operation Services had been rapidly increasing from 2006 to 2018 (by 12 428; by 97%). It might be because user companies had enhanced the manpower of user support to serve as coordinators with vendors. The manpower of the IT sector had been on a rising trend (from 64 473 in 2006 to 95 780 in 2018). The need for the IT services driven by the digital transformation will continue to sustain the growth of the industry.

Innovation and Technology Sector - 2020 Manpower Update Report Image
  • Innovation and Technology
  • 2020 Manpower Update Report

Industry-Institution Collaboration Bridges the Talent Gap

Digital transformation happens in all industries and digital revolution is reshaping the way how businesses are functioning and how companies are interacting with customers. The market is hard to find highly skilled talents possessing both the domain knowledge and the technical skills in the innovation and technology sector. In view of such talent gap, industry-institution collaboration helps encourage more academic research and elevate student projects to local innovative products and solutions. The benefits of industry-institution collaboration are enormous to both students and companies.