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November 22, 2021

Middle East & Africa’s power industry IT hiring activity rises 5.8% in October 2021

By Srinivas Mangipudi

Middle East & Africa witnessed a 5.8% rise in IT hiring activity in the power industry in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

October 2021 has seen an increase of 5.48% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2021.

IT jobs accounted for an 11.15% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2021, registering a decrease of 0.07% over the last three-month average share.

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

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 78.57% in October 2021, a 10% rise over the previous month. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in next, claiming a share of 7.14% in October 2021, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer and Information Analysts with a share of 7.14% in October 2021, a flat growth from September 2021.

Miscellaneous Computer Occupations registered a share of 7.14% in October 2021, a flat growth over the previous month.

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

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 October 2021 over previous month.

Siemens posted 11 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered an increase of 22.22% over the previous month, followed by Schneider Electric with 3 jobs and a 50% growth.

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 64.29% share in October 2021, a 125% increase over September 2021. Algeria featured next with a 14.29% share, flat growth over the previous month. Israel recorded a 7.14% share, a flat growth compared with September 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 85.71%, up by 33.33% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 14.29% share, registered a decline of 33.33% compared with the previous month.

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