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March 28, 2022updated 29 Mar 2022 4:02pm

US power industry IT recruitment activity drops 0.8% in February 2022

By Carmen

The US’s power industry registered a 0.8% drop in IT hiring activity in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 0.99% in February 2022 when compared with January 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.37% share in February 2022, recording a decrease of 0.18% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s power industry’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.63% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry in February 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 46.73% in February 2022, registering a 17.89% decline over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 15.35% share, a decrease of 11.79% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 14.21%, registering a 7.43% decline from January 2022.

4) Database and Network Administrators and Architects captured a share of 14.21%, down 13.82% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in February 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 35.62% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry during February 2022 over January 2022.

Siemens posted 119 IT jobs in February 2022 and registered a drop of 48.93% over the previous month, followed by NextEra Energy with 114 jobs and a 49.11% drop. Schneider Electric with 63 IT jobs and Exelon with 46 jobs, recorded an 8.62% growth and a 2.22% growth, respectively, while Dominion Energy recorded an increase of 13.16% with 43 job postings during February 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in February 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 49.32%, down by 19.48% from January 2022. Mid Level positions with a 29.94% share, registered a decline of 12.25% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 20.29% share, down 16.04% over January 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.46%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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