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Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 43% share of the global sports industry’s cloud-related total new job postings in Q1 2023, down 23% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive cloud-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 43%, emerged as the top cloud-related job roles within the sports industry in Q1 2023, with new job postings drop by 23% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 11% in Q1 2023, with new job postings dropping by 20% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent cloud roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 4% share in Q1 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 4% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in sports industry accounted for 34% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q1 2023 were Accenture, International Business Machines, Nokia, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and US Bank. Together they accounted for a combined share of 34% of all cloud-related new jobs in the sports industry.

Accenture posted 14,886 cloud-related new jobs in Q1 2023, International Business Machines 11,195 jobs, Nokia 4,195 jobs, JPMorgan Chase & Co 2,503 jobs, and US Bank 2,418 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 37.31% share of total new job postings, Q1 2023

The largest share of cloud-related new job postings in the sports industry in Q1 2023 was in the US with 37.31% followed by India (28.95%) and the UK (4.34%). The share represented by the US was four percentage points lower than the 41.15% share it accounted for in Q4 2022.

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