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July 16, 2021

Australia power industry IT recruitment activity rises 26.7% in June 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

Australia power industry registered a 26.7% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 0.83% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 11.17% share in June 2021, recording an increase of 2.88% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Australia power industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.33% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia power industry in June 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 57.33% in June 2021, an 86.96% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer Support Specialists claimed a 16% share, an increase of 200% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 10.67%, registering an 11.11% decline from May 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 8%, up 200% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Australia IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 88% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia power industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

Luz Del Sur SAA posted 18 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 500% over the previous month, followed by CLP Holdings with 11 jobs and a 22.22% growth. AGL Energy with 7 IT jobs and Siemens with 6 jobs, recorded a 75% growth and a 200% increase, respectively, while Origin Energy recorded a 28.57% decline with 5 job postings during June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 70.67%, up by 112% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 21.33% share, a growth of 45.45% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 8% share, up 20% over May 2021.

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