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April 21, 2022

Middle East & Africa’s power industry IT hiring activity rises 3.1% in March 2022

By Carmen

Middle East & Africa witnessed a 3.1% rise in IT hiring activity in the power industry in March 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

March 2022 has seen a decrease of 3.54% in the overall hiring activity when compared with February 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 12.52% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in March 2022, registering an increase of 0.63% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 76% in March 2022, a 58.33% rise over the previous month. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations came in next, claiming a share of 16% in March 2022, marking a 300% month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 8% in March 2022, a 100% rise from February 2022.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average growth of 100% in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s power industry during March 2022 over previous month.

Siemens posted 17 IT jobs in March 2022 and registered an increase of 112.5% over the previous month, followed by Scatec with 2 jobs and a flat growth. Vestas Wind Systems with 2 IT jobs, recorded a flat growth, while PEGAfrica recorded a flat growth with 1 job postings during March 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 40% share in March 2022, a 66.67% increase over February 2022. South Africa featured next with a 20% share, down 16.67% over the previous month. Israel recorded a 16% share, a flat growth compared with February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in March 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 60%, up by 36.36% from February 2022. Mid Level positions with a 20% share, registered a growth of 150% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 20% share, up 66.67% over February 2022.

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