Intent to hire is a metric that the report uses to indicate the percentage of employers who intend to hire. According to the report, that number is 59% for entry-level hiring in the next quarter, which is high compared to the global intention to hire entry-level employees at 11%. The overall number of hiring intentions in the talent pool is 61% for the quarter.
Demand is highest in the biggest cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore and for positions such as affiliate marketer, data scientist, molecular biologist, wellness specialist and user experience research .
But let’s take a look at high-demand individual roles by industry:
IT still had the highest hiring intent at 65%, with strong demand for software developers and data engineers.
In e-commerce, which has a hiring intent of 48%, the most important positions in the main cities, the role of well-designed campaigns seems essential. Graphic Designer and Campaign Associate are some of the most in-demand roles.
The telecommunications sector, with a high hiring intention of 47%, needed more mobile app developers and network engineers. A network engineer, for example, would need to have taken courses in computer hardware and networking.
Healthcare and pharmacy had high hiring intent at 41%, but the most in-demand roles were medical transcriptionists and medical coders.
In retail, the most in-demand roles were supply chain and market research. Another emerging role is a consumer behavior analyst role that would require at least a certificate course in behavior analysis.
Manufacturing had a hiring intent of 33%, with production engineer and mechanical engineering roles being the most targeted and in-demand.
Engineering and Infrastructure at 38% Hiring Intent had high demand for Blockchain Engineers, so it is also a high demand course.
Logistics coordinators were in demand in the logistics industry with a hiring intent of 27%.
Consulting, with a hire intent of less than 12%, shows the importance of contextual knowledge with the demand for functional consulting and process consulting.
Educational services, with a hiring intent of 25%, saw the highest demand for instructional designers and UX designers, underscoring the importance of well-structured and well-designed courses.
Media and entertainment at 15% hiring intent had interesting roles that had high demand. From game testers to content creators, these roles require people to complete courses such as an in-game certificate and a master’s course in content writing, respectively.
FMCG had a hiring intent of 14% and the highest demand was for logistics executives and marketing research analysts. Power and Energy also had similar hiring intentions, with energy services analysts and design engineers in demand.
Construction with a 12% hiring intent saw demand for civil engineers and architects.
Agriculture and agrochemicals also had a low hiring intent at 9%, in which demand was higher for agricultural associates and agronomists. An agronomist would need a master’s degree in agronomy.
Marketing and advertising saw low overall hiring demand at 9%, but within this, SEO specialists and digital advertising specialists were the most in demand. There are specialized courses for each of them which are increasingly in demand.
While travel and hospitality saw weak overall hiring demand at 7%, food is still in demand and as a result, sous chefs and banquet executives were the most in demand.
The other area of interest identified by the report was role-based skills. For example, an affiliate marketer also needs an understanding of content management system, social media management, and digital marketing skills. Likewise, a user experience researcher should be strong in wireframing, have strong UX skills, and have good analytical thinking.
These would help candidates plan the right courses and the right skills to develop.
Some of the most requested courses range from product management to cybersecurity, blockchain, biotechnology, business analytics, cloud computing, robotics, CFA, digital marketing and AI programs /ML, in addition to soft skills such as business communication and confidence. building.