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November 16, 2021updated 22 Nov 2021 11:41am

Australia’s power industry IT recruitment activity rises 23.6% in October 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

Australia’s power industry registered a 23.6% rise in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 1.47% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 14.15% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.31% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.65% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s power industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 68.92% in October 2021, registering a 168.42% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 14.86% share, an increase of 37.5% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 9.46%, registering a 41.67% decline from September 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 2.7%, down 33.33% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 103.57% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Australia’s power industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Snowy Hydro posted 32 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a rise of 146.15% over the previous month, followed by Origin Energy with 8 jobs and a 166.67% growth. AGL Energy with 7 IT jobs and CLP Holdings with 5 jobs, recorded a 250% growth and a 37.5% decrease, respectively, while AusNet Services recorded an increase of 150% with 5 job postings during October 2021.

Mid Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Mid Level jobs held a share of 52.7%, up by 333.33% from September 2021. Junior Level positions with a 39.19% share, registered a decline of 6.45% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 5.41% share, flat growth over September 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 2.7%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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