The global power industry noticed a 6.7% rise in IT hiring activity in June 2021 over the previous month, led by Luz Del Sur SAA’s 19.74% share, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics database.

The power industry’s overall hiring activity an increased 7.31% when compared with May 2021.

Noticeably, IT jobs accounted for an 8.88% share of the global power industry’s hiring activity in June 2021, down 0.02% over the last three-month average share.

According to GlobalData, IT job opportunities available at the end of June 2021 were 8.26% higher compared with the previous month.

The increase was a result of 18.35% lower job postings as compared to job closures during the month.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers drive power IT hiring activity

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a share of 52.92% emerged as the top IT occupation in the power hiring activity in June 2021, a 22.05% an increase over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in second with a share of 12.71% in June 2021, up 17.63% over the previous month.

The other prominent IT roles include Computer and Information Analysts with an 11.86% share in June 2021, an increase of 17.97% over the previous month, and Database and Network Administrators and Architects with an 11.14% share in June 2021 and rise of 2.73% over May 2021.

Top five power companies by recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average an increase of 41.17% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of global power industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

Luz Del Sur SAA posted 601 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 118.55% over the previous month, followed by Companhia de Transmissao de Energia Eletrica Paulista with 341 jobs and a 3.65% rise. Siemens with 319 IT jobs and PG&E with 134 jobs, recorded a 13.12% an increase and an 185.11% growth, respectively, while Schneider Electric recorded an 11.49% drop with 131 job postings during June 2021.

Regional composition of IT hiring in power industry

North America emerged as the leading region in the global power IT hiring activity in June 2021 with a 40.14% share, which marked a 13.78% growth over the previous month.

Europe stood next with 28.12%, registering a 32.51% month-on-month an increase.South & Central America was the third leading region with a 17.18% share and an 18.06% rise over May 2021.

In the fourth place was Asia-Pacific with a share of 13.7% and a month-on-month drop of 3.47%. Middle East & Africa stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 0.85%, registering a 4% an increase over the previous month.