United States oil & gas industry IT recruitment activity declines 6.3% in June 2021
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US oil & gas industry IT recruitment activity declines 6.3% in June 2021

28 Jul 2021

US oil & gas industry IT recruitment activity declines 6.3%  in June 2021

The US oil & gas industry registered a 6.3% decline in IT hiring activity in June 2021 compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics index.

The industry’s overall hiring decreased by 3.74% in June 2021 compared with May 2021.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 3.61% share in June 2021, recording decrease of 0.05% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 93.87% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US oil & gas industry in June 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 44.1% in June 2021, a 15.77% drop over the previous month.

2) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations claimed a 14.15% share, decline of 10.45% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 13.68%, registering a 16% rise from May 2021.

4) Computer and Information Analysts captured a share of 11.32%, down 32.39% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in the US IT recruitment activity in June 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average growth of 42.7% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US oil & gas industry during June 2021 over May 2021.

Marathon Petroleum posted 58 IT jobs in June 2021 and registered a rise of 81.25% over the previous month, followed by Phillips 66 with 23 jobs and a 53.33% growth. Baker Hughes Holdings with 16 IT jobs and RigNet with 15 jobs, recorded an 11.11% drop and a 66.67% increase, respectively, while Halliburton recorded a flat growth with 15 job postings during June 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.22%, down by 22.55% from May 2021. Mid Level positions with a 19.58% share, a decline of 7.78% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 13.21% share, up 47.37% over May 2021.

Methodology:

GlobalData’s unique Job analytics enables understanding of hiring trends, strategies, and predictive signals across sectors, themes, companies, and geographies. Intelligent web crawlers capture data from publicly available sources. Key parameters include active, posted and closed jobs, posting duration, experience, seniority level, educational qualifications and skills.