The US’s power industry registered an 8.8% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 4.8% in October 2022 when compared with September 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 6.86% share in October 2022, recording a decrease of 0.15% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 95.86% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry in October 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 33.9% in October 2022, registering a 29.63% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 22.63% share, a decrease of 34.35% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 18.09%, registering a 44.25% decline from September 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 14.11%, down 3.87% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 36.07% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry during October 2022 over September 2022.

NextEra Energy posted 128 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a drop of 3.76% over the previous month, followed by Sunrun with 72 jobs and a 55% drop. Duquesne Light with 64 IT jobs and Siemens with 50 jobs, recorded a 54.29% decline and a 42.53% decrease, respectively, while Exelon recorded an increase of 10% with 44 job postings during October 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 50.2%, down by 26.92% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.3% share, registered a decline of 27.61% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 23.6% share, down 35.19% over September 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.89%, recording a month-on-month increase of 120%.