Middle East & Africa witnessed a 23.4% drop in IT hiring activity in the power industry in November 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2022 has seen a decrease of 14.72% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 7.14% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2022, registering a decrease of 0.95% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in November 2022

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 42.86% in November 2022, a 66.67% drop over the previous month. Computer Support Specialists came in next, claiming a share of 28.57% in November 2022, marking a 33.33% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Database and Network Administrators and Architects with a share of 14.29% in November 2022, a 75% drop from October 2022.

Computer and Information Analysts registered a share of 14.29% in November 2022, a 66.67% decline over the previous month.

Top five power companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in November 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average flat growth in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s power industry during November 2022 over previous month.

Siemens posted 4 IT jobs in November 2022 and registered a decline of 55.56% over the previous month, followed by Siemens Energy with 1 job and an 80% drop. Fronius International with 1 IT job and Vector with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while recorded a flat growth with job postings during November 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Middle East & Africa’s power industry

Egypt commanded a leading presence in the region’s power industry IT hiring activity with a 28.57% share in November 2022, a flat growth over October 2022. Algeria featured next with a 28.57% share, up 100% over the previous month. Sudan recorded a 14.29% share, a flat growth compared with October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 85.71%, down by 50% from October 2022. Mid Level positions with a 14.29% share, registered a decline of 83.33% compared with the previous month.