The proportion of drinks manufacturing and supply companies hiring for data analytics-related positions rose in October, according to recent research, with just under 67% recruiting for at least one position in the area.
The figure, which features in GlobalData’s latest analysis, is an increase on the 63.3% of companies who were hiring for data analytics-related vacancies a year ago. In the month prior this year, the number approached 73%.
Of all advertised vacancies in the beverage industry in October, 4.3% were linked to data analytics, a slight lift on the 4.2% proportion in the same month of 2020.
The analysis shows that beverage companies are hiring for data analytics jobs at a rate lower than the average for all companies within GlobalData's job analytics database. The average among all companies stood at 5.9% in October 2021.
Data analytics is one of the topics that GlobalData has identified as a key disruptive force facing companies in the coming years. Companies that are investing in these areas now are considered to be better prepared for the future business landscape.
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