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May 30, 2022

Canada’s power industry IT recruitment activity rises 2.2% in April 2022

By Carmen

Canada’s power industry registered a 2.2% rise in IT hiring activity in April 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 0.75% in April 2022 when compared with March 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.84% share in April 2022, recording a flat growth over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 97.78% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s power industry in April 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 42.22% in April 2022, registering a 13.64% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 24.44% share, an increase of 120% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 17.78%, registering a 166.67% rise from March 2022.

4) Computer Support Specialists captured a share of 6.67%, down 40% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 94.12% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s power industry during April 2022 over March 2022.

Atco posted 12 IT jobs in April 2022 and registered a rise of 500% over the previous month, followed by Siemens with 11 jobs and a 22.22% growth. Hydro-Quebec with 4 IT jobs and Hydro One with 4 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 20% decrease, respectively, while Ballard Power Systems recorded an increase of 100% with 2 job postings during April 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in April 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 64.44%, up by 26.09% from March 2022. Mid Level positions with a 26.67% share, registered an increase of 9.09% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with an 8.89% share, flat growth over March 2022.

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