The Indian mining industry experienced an 18% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Orica with 987 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of mining company job postings. GlobalData’s Digging Deeper into Sustainability: Key Disruptive Forces in Mining report explores disruptive forces and innovation in the sector. It offers insights into the latest trends, deals, patents, and real-world innovations. Buy the report here.

Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 26% share of the Indian’s mining industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 25% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive mining hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 26% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were down by 4% year-on-year. Second highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which accounted for 16% and rise by 6% year-on-year, and third highest were Management Occupations, which were 13% of the new job postings and 3% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in mining accounted for 60% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Orica with 987, followed by ABB with 375, while the highest increase was at Caterpillar at 14%.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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