The US power industry registered a 0.9% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.5% in July 2021 compared with June 2021.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 7.19% share in July 2021, recording an increase of 0.13% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.66% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US power industry in July 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 40.32% in July 2021, a 12.47% drop over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed an 18.44% share, an increase of 3.65% over the previous month.

3) Database and Network Administrators and Architects held a share of 14.92%, registering a 12.02% decline from June 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 14.92%, up 16.67% over the previous month.

Top five power companies in the US IT recruitment activity in July 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 11.47% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US power industry during July 2021 over June 2021.

NextEra Energy posted 102 IT jobs in July 2021 and registered a drop of 20.31% over the previous month, followed by Siemens with 100 jobs and a 47.06% growth. PG&E with 79 IT jobs and Vivint Smart Home with 60 jobs, recorded a 41.04% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while U.S. Coast Guard recorded a 280% increase with 38 job postings during July 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in July 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 50.32%, down by 8.43% from June 2021. Mid Level positions with a 30.49% share, a decline of 13.42% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 18.54% share, up 26.58% over June 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.65%, recording a month-on-month decline of 46.15%.