Automotive industry

Auto industry cloud hiring levels peaked in August 2021

The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for cloud-related positions reached an annual high in August 2021, with 60% of the companies included in our analysis hiring for at least one of these positions.

The latter figure was higher than the 55.7% of companies hiring for cloud-related jobs in July 2021 and an increase from the 40% figure for the equivalent month last year.

When it comes to the proportion of all cloud-related jobs, related jobs increased in August 2021, with 3% of newly posted jobs being topic-related.

The latter figure represents an increase from 2.6% of newly advertised vacancies that were cloud-linked in the same month a year ago.

The cloud is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a key disruptive force for businesses in the years to come. It is believed that companies that excel and invest in these areas are now better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to overcome unforeseen challenges.

Our data analysis shows that automotive manufacturing and supply companies are currently hiring for cloud jobs at a lower rate than the average for all companies in GlobalData’s job analysis database. The average for all companies was 5.1% in August 2021.

GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, attracting jobs as they are posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the tenure of each position to whether a job is related to a larger industry trends.