US-based company Leidos Holdings IT hiring declined 3.4% in December 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 0.06% in December 2021 when compared with November 2021.

IT jobs claimed a 34.55% share in the company’s total hiring activity in December 2021, and recorded a 3.22% decline over the last three-month average share.

Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers tops Leidos Holdings IT hiring in December 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 50% in December 2021, and an 18.44% drop over November 2021, while Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a share of 21.92% in December 2021, and registered a decline of 21.95%. Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 9.76% in December 2021, a 42.5% rise from November 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 December 2021 with a 93.15% share, which marked a 17.33% drop over the previous month.

Asia-Pacific stood next with 4.28%, registering a 28.57% month-on-month decline. Europe was the third leading region with a 2.23% share and a 59.38% drop over November 2021.

In the fourth place was Middle East & Africa with a share of 0.34% and a month-on-month flat growth.

The US commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 93.15% share in December 2021, a 17.33% decline over November 2021. Australia featured next with a 4.28% share, down 26.47% over the previous month. The UK recorded a 1.37% share, a decline of 50% compared with November 2021.

Mid Level jobs lead Leidos Holdings IT hiring activity in December 2021

Mid Level jobs held a share of 51.03%, down by 5.4% from November 2021. Junior Level positions with a 36.64% share, a decline of 30.07% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 11.64% share, down 33.98% over November 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.68%, recording a month-on-month increase of 100%.