Canada’s power industry registered a 4.5% drop in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 2.5% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.18% share in May 2022, recording a decrease of 0.04% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s power industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 46.67% in May 2022, registering a 75% growth over the previous month.

2) Computer Support Specialists claimed a 20% share, an increase of 100% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 20%, registering a 14.29% decline from April 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 10%, down 62.5% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in May 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 6.25% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s power industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Siemens posted 7 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Fortis with 3 jobs and a 200% growth. Hydro One with 3 IT jobs and Just Energy Group with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 100% growth, respectively, while Atco recorded a decline of 50% with 2 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 73.33%, up by 15.79% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 23.33% share, registered a decline of 22.22% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 3.33% share, down 50% over April 2022.