Middle East & Africa witnessed a 23.1% rise in IT hiring activity in the power industry in November 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

November 2021 has seen an increase of 15.9% in the overall hiring activity when compared with October 2021.

IT jobs accounted for an 11.87% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in November 2021, registering an increase of 0.97% over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations leads by classification in November 2021

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 82.61% in November 2021, a 46.15% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 17.39% in November 2021, marking a flat month-on-month increase.

Top five power companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in November 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 23.53% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s power industry during November 2021 over previous month.

Siemens posted 11 IT jobs in November 2021 and registered a decline of 8.33% over the previous month, followed by Iberdrola with 4 jobs and a flat growth. Mercury NZ with 3 IT jobs and Elektro Eletricidade E Servicos with 2 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while Schneider Electric recorded an 80% decline with 1 job postings during November 2021.

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 30.43% share in November 2021, a 46.15% decrease over October 2021. Qatar featured next with a 26.09% share, flat growth over the previous month. Israel recorded a 13.04% share, a growth of 200% compared with October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in November 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 69.57%, up by 14.29% from October 2021. Entry Level positions with a 21.74% share, registered a flat growth compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Mid Level job ads with an 8.7% share, down 33.33% over October 2021.