South & Central America witnessed a 27.9% drop in IT hiring activity in the travel & tourism industry in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.

October 2022 has seen a decrease of 3.53% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2022.

IT jobs accounted for a 2.24% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2022, registering a decrease of 1.4% over the last three-month average share.

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations leads by classification in October 2022

Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in South & Central America with a share of 57.14% in October 2022, a 300% rise over the previous month. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in next, claiming a share of 28.57% in October 2022, marking a 66.67% month-on-month decline. In the third place was Miscellaneous Computer Occupations with a share of 14.29% in October 2022, a 75% drop from September 2022.

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Top five travel & tourism companies in South & Central America’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average flat growth in the overall IT recruitment activity of South & Central America’s travel & tourism industry during October 2022 over previous month.

A.P. Moller – Maersk posted 4 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered an increase of 33.33% over the previous month, followed by CWT with 1 job and a flat growth. BCD Travel Services with 1 IT job and Highgate Hotels with 1 jobs, recorded a 50% drop and a flat growth, respectively, while recorded a flat growth with job postings during October 2022.

Country-wise composition of IT hiring in South & Central America’s travel & tourism industry

Brazil commanded a leading presence in the region’s travel & tourism industry IT hiring activity with a 28.57% share in October 2022, a 33.33% decrease over September 2022. Costa Rica featured next with a 28.57% share, flat growth over the previous month. Panama recorded a 14.29% share, a flat growth compared with September 2022.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022

Junior Level jobs held a share of 71.43%, down by 61.54% from September 2022. Entry Level positions with a 28.57% share, registered a growth of 100% compared with the previous month.