US-based company Leidos Holdings IT hiring declined 16.0% in September 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity declined by 14.04% in September 2021 when compared with August 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 37.07% share in the company’s total hiring activity in September 2021, and recorded a 1.29% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Leidos Holdings IT hiring in September 2021

Out of the total IT job titles posted by Leidos Holdings, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers emerged as the leading occupation, recording a share of 44.65% in September 2021, and a 46.59% drop over August 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 25.51% in September 2021, and registered a decline of 43.15%. Miscellaneous Computer Occupations held a share of 10.48% in September 2021, a 39.47% drop from August 2021.

North America drives IT hiring at Leidos Holdings

North America emerged as the leading region in the global aerospace, defence & security IT hiring activity in September 2021 with an 88.84% share, which marked a 45.83% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 8.43%, registering a 9.76% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 2.28% share and a 54.55% drop over August 2021.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 0.23% and a month-on-month flat growth. South Holland stood at the bottom of the table with a share of 0.23%, registering a flat growth over the previous month.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with an 88.61% share in September 2021, a 45.97% decline over August 2021. Australia featured next with a 7.97% share, down 10.26% over the previous month. The UK recorded a 1.14% share, a decline of 37.5% compared with August 2021.

Junior Level jobs lead Leidos Holdings IT hiring activity in September 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 44.42%, down by 32.29% from August 2021. Mid Level positions with a 41.69% share, a decline of 50.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 13.67% share, down 50% over August 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.23%, recording a month-on-month decline of 75%.