The monthly report of Naukri JobSpeak Index for the month of July suggests an M-o-M growth of 8% in hiring levels from June 2013 to July 2013. Hiring in Pharmaceutical sector was up by 24% during this period. Telecom sector witnessed a growth in hiring by 11%, IT Software by 9%, Oil & Gas by 7% and Auto by 4%. The two sectors to post negative growth were Banking and BPO, depreciating by 7% and 14% respectively.
Hiring trends across functional area show Sales to be the winner with 13 % growth in recruitment followed by IT which witnessed 10% growth. Hiring grew by 9% in production, 3% in banking and 2% in marketing while it depreciated by 11% in the ITeS sector. In hiring trends across top cities Kolkata saw an appreciation of 15% in hiring activity, followed by Bengaluru with a 14% growth. Mumbai registered a growth of 11%, while Pune & Chennai witnessed an increment of 8% and 4%, respectively. Delhi experienced negative growth of 2%.