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September 29, 2021

Australia’s power industry IT recruitment activity rises 0.8% in August 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

Australia’s power industry registered a 0.8% rise in IT hiring activity in August 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 6.36% in August 2021 when compared with July 2021.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 13.61% share in August 2021, recording an increase of 0.21% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.92% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s power industry in August 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 52.08% in August 2021, registering a 16.67% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 16.67% share, a decrease of 11.11% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 16.67%, registering a 166.67% rise from July 2021.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 8.33%, up 100% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Australia’s IT recruitment activity in August 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 11.54% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s power industry during August 2021 over July 2021.

CLP Holdings posted 12 IT jobs in August 2021 and registered a rise of 9.09% over the previous month, followed by Siemens with 6 jobs and a 14.29% drop. Snowy Hydro with 4 IT jobs and AGL Energy with 4 jobs, recorded a 300% flat growth and a 20% decrease, respectively, while CitiPower and Powercor recorded an increase of 50% with 3 job postings during August 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in August 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 72.92%, up by 6.06% from July 2021. Entry Level positions with a 16.67% share, registered a decline of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with a 10.42% share, up 150% over July 2021.

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