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August 12, 2022

US power industry IT recruitment activity drops 3.9% in July 2022

By Carmen

The US’s power industry registered a 3.9% drop in IT hiring activity in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 4.04% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.85% share in July 2022, recording a flat growth over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.79% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry in July 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 28.55% in July 2022, registering a 12.02% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 25.74% share, an increase of 1.85% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 15.68%, registering a 2.43% decline from June 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 13.03%, down 16.08% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 3.1% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry during July 2022 over June 2022.

NextEra Energy posted 148 IT jobs in July 2022 and registered a drop of 7.5% over the previous month, followed by Amentum Services with 77 jobs and a 97.44% growth. Iberdrola with 73 IT jobs and Duquesne Light with 60 jobs, recorded a 305.56% growth and a 60.53% decrease, respectively, while Siemens recorded a decline of 3.92% with 49 job postings during July 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 50.55%, down by 6.09% from June 2022. Mid Level positions with a 34.4% share, registered an increase of 15.75% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 14.43% share, down 4.64% over June 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.62%, recording a month-on-month decline of 20%.

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