What's different in the Hive?
Specialist Canberrability® in the ICT sector.

Over 11 years in business we have well over 300 currently employed on-hired ICT Legends. Our team of 10 long-tenure recruiters work more than 1500 ICT roles per year issued to us from 40+ active Federal Government Clients throughout all Australian states

If you’re looking to fill a role with an ICT Legend, as a permanent or contractor, send us your details below and one of our Hive ICT Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.
If you’d prefer to speak immediately with an expert ICT recruiter you can contact us here.
Or you can find us on BuyICT.

Our fair and transparent fee structure

*Total client charge rates also include: Payroll Tax & 5% On-costs (covering legislated insurance and employer obligations, such as paid long service and family & domestic violence leave)

Our Self-Find Contractor Fee Structure

The Recruitment Hive’s Self-find fee structure is designed to allow our Federal Government clients a recruitment mechanism to leverage their most powerful recruitment advantage: the professional networks of their incumbent teams of technology specialists.
Internal hire recommendations produce better outcomes and, when coupled with The Recruitment Hive’s Self-Find fee structure, are acquired at a lower cost to the Federal Government.

Our Self-find fee structure is designed specifically so client-recommended ICT contractors can be considered, at a reduced rate, as a part of a formal, competitive and merit based tender process.

Higher quality at lower costs. Now that’s a significant benefit for the Australian economy.

Permanent Recruitment

Recruitment Hive offers a high-quality permanent recruitment service, tailorable to individual client needs. It features:
1. Principal of Merit expertise & coaching, recruitment project planning and comprehensive key decision support documentation delivered by professional scribes with extensive federal government recruitment experience
2. Design, development and execution of an innovative advertising campaign, candidate search and targeted head-hunting strategy

Canberrability.® We've got it.

Since 2012 we’ve worked hard to ‘bring back the trust’ in our efforts to make Federal Government ICT contracting in Canberra more cooperative, empathetic and respectful.

In 2018, we were the first to banish opportunism from contractor fee margins by proactively disclosing our contractor rate card. We sought to build trusting and mutually beneficial professional relationships to assist the Federal Government deliver technology solutions that improve the lives of all Australians while making heroes out of the ICT Legends whom we represent.

In 2022, we established fully paid Long Service Leave as ‘best-practice’ for long-term Federal Government ICT contractors. This is in accordance with legislated employer obligations. By recognising our employer obligations to long-term Federal Government ICT contractors we are committed to ensuring that Australia’s most valuable workers are not denied their legislated rights.

So, you want access to the best ICT Legends available?

Security clearances.

In a recent snapshot of our currently employed ICT Contractors, 93% held AGSVA security clearances (51% BASELINE, 26% NV1, 12% NV2, 4% other). Recruitment Hive is a current member of the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) and able to sponsor AGSVA security clearances.

Why does Recruitment Hive provide paid Long Service Leave to ICT Contractors?

We see casual employment, and long service leave (LSL), as ‘best recruitment (labour-hire) practice’ for long-term federal government ICT contractors.

What, me worry? A few reasons why you don’t have to when you work with from Recruitment Hive

Client charge rate charts

Need to hire a new ICT Contractor into your team and not sure what the current Market Client Charge Rate is? These charts will help you understand the evolution of Market Client Charge Rates across standard role types (and rate trajectory of the wider market). They’ve been created from actual client charge rate data from working Federal Government ICT Contractors and collated by business quarter over time.

Architect charge rates

Business Analyst charge rates

Developer charge rates

Project Manager charge rates

Test Analyst charge rates

Client testimonial

I’ve learned so much from your experience, advice, and guidance over the past 11 months… Even though our time working together is coming to a close, I’d still love to keep in touch.