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June 14, 2022

US power industry IT recruitment activity rises 3.4% in May 2022

By Carmen

The US’s power industry registered a 3.4% rise in IT hiring activity in May 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 0.22% in May 2022 when compared with April 2022.

Out of the power industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 5.04% share in May 2022, recording an increase of 0.5% over the last three-month average share.

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

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 96.67% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry in May 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 36.11% in May 2022, registering a 1.83% growth over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 26.02% share, an increase of 18.57% over the previous month.

3) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 15.28%, registering a 19.51% decline from April 2022.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 10.46%, down 5.83% over the previous month.

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

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 9.77% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s power industry during May 2022 over April 2022.

Duquesne Light posted 174 IT jobs in May 2022 and registered a rise of 34.88% over the previous month, followed by NextEra Energy with 171 jobs and an 18.96% drop. Siemens with 52 IT jobs and Exelon with 45 jobs, recorded a 1.96% growth and a 15.38% growth, respectively, while Carollo Engineers recorded a flat growth with 30 job postings during May 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in May 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 56.39%, up by 3.57% from April 2022. Mid Level positions with a 25.56% share, registered a decline of 2.13% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 17.13% share, up 4.52% over April 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.93%, recording a month-on-month increase of 11.11%.

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