The proportion of beverage companies hiring for data analytics-related positions dipped slightly last month, according to recently-released figures.

A total of 67.7% of the companies included in GlobalData’s analysis recruited for at least one position in the area in February. The figure represents a decline on the 71% of companies hiring for data analytics-related jobs a year earlier, The rate in January was the same as February, at 67.6%.

Of all advertised vacancies in the global beverage industry in February, 5.2% were linked to data analytics, a slight dip on the 5.8% proportion in the same month of 2021.

GlobalData's analysis shows that beverage companies are hiring for data analytics jobs at a lower rate than the average for all companies in the company's job analytics database last month, which stood at 6.8%.

Data analytics is one of the topics that GlobalData has identified as being a key disruptive force facing companies in the coming years. Those that are investing in these areas now are considered to be better prepared for the future business landscape.

GlobalData's job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of companies worldwide, drawing in vacancies as they're posted and tagging them with additional layers of data, from the seniority of each position to whether a job is linked to wider industry trends.

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