The US’s power industry registered a 0.2% drop in IT hiring activity in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 2.99% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed an 8.05% share in December 2021, recording an increase of 0.42% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.57% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry in December 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 49.39% in December 2021, registering a 6.11% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 14.99% share, a decrease of 29.53% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 13.63%, registering an 8.17% decline from November 2021.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 13.2%, down 17.41% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in December 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 10.52% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry during December 2021 over November 2021.

NextEra Energy posted 269 IT jobs in December 2021 and registered a rise of 31.22% over the previous month, followed by Duquesne Light with 100 jobs and a 5.26% growth. Siemens with 84 IT jobs and Schneider Electric with 56 jobs, recorded a 6.33% flat growth and a 32.53% decrease, respectively, while Exelon recorded an increase of 14.29% with 48 job postings during December 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in December 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 52.18%, up by 1.11% from November 2021. Mid Level positions with a 29.26% share, registered a decline of 27.3% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 18.13% share, down 8.3% over November 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.43%, recording a month-on-month increase of 50%.