The global sports industry experienced a 22% drop in new job postings related to cloud in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 51% decrease versus Q2 2022. The growing application of Cloud will prove to have a transformative impact across multiple sectors. GlobalData’s Cloud Market report helps keep abreast of the latest trends in Cloud, market opportunity forecast and the competitive landscape. Buy the report here.

Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 44% share of the global sports industry’s cloud-related total new job postings in Q2 2023, down 30% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive cloud-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 44%, emerged as the top cloud-related job roles within the sports industry in Q2 2023, with new job postings drop by 30% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 13% in Q2 2023, with new job postings dropping by 12% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent cloud roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 4% share in Q2 2023, Sales and Related Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in sports industry accounted for 20% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q2 2023 were Accenture, Amazon, International Business Machines, Nokia, and US Bank. Together they accounted for a combined share of 20% of all cloud-related new jobs in the sports industry.

Accenture posted 6,016 cloud-related new jobs in Q2 2023, Amazon 3,796 jobs, International Business Machines 3,343 jobs, Nokia 2,578 jobs, and US Bank 2,061 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 42.09% share of total new job postings, Q2 2023

The largest share of cloud-related new job postings in the sports industry in Q2 2023 was in the US with 42.09% followed by India (20.36%) and Germany (5.22%). The share represented by the US was five percentage points higher than the 37.25% share it accounted for in Q1 2023.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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