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July 4, 2022updated 05 Jul 2022 6:04am

US oil & gas industry IT recruitment activity drops 5.6% in June 2022

By Carmen

The US’s oil & gas industry registered a 5.6% drop in IT hiring activity in June 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 2.79% in June 2022 when compared with May 2022.

Out of the oil & gas industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 4.51% share in June 2022, recording an increase of 0.1% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s oil & gas industry’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.01% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s oil & gas industry in June 2022.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 34.82% in June 2022, registering a 15.63% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 20.28% share, a decrease of 19.53% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 19.81%, registering a 19.14% decline from May 2022.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 15.36%, down 2.24% over the previous month.

Top five oil & gas companies in the US’s IT recruitment activity in June 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 15.09% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s oil & gas industry during June 2022 over May 2022.

Koch Industries posted 188 IT jobs in June 2022 and registered a drop of 15.7% over the previous month, followed by Sasol with 95 jobs and a 22.13% drop. Exxon Mobil with 28 IT jobs and PPG Industries with 27 jobs, recorded a 24.32% decline and a 35% growth, respectively, while Marathon Petroleum recorded a flat growth with 22 job postings during June 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in June 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 67.88%, down by 11.87% from May 2022. Mid Level positions with an 18.99% share, registered a decline of 28.95% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 12.9% share, down 1.79% over May 2022, while Senior postings accounted for 0.23%, recording a month-on-month flat growth.

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