Sangeeta Jan 25, 2014 13 Comments
A rundown on companies focusing on Analytics for Kolkata placements
As the year begins, we find the analytics hiring at Kolkata showing some distinct trends. While historical analytics hiring with Kolkata placement was by big companies like TCS, IBM, Cognizant, Wipro, PWC or HSBC, we now find a wider spectrum of industry types and functional roles.
More than 200 announcements and advertisements over the past 30 days, were screened for an insight into who is hiring for Kolkata, and the skinny on analytics roles being sought.
ITES / BPO/ Consulting
TATA Consultancy Services Ltd.; IBM Global Process Service Ltd; Cognizant Technology Solutions; Wipro Ltd; Price Waterhouse Coopers Service Delivery Centre; Tata Business Support Services Ltd; Accenture Pvt Ltd; Opera Solutions; Genpact; Graviton Consulting; Null; SBR Technologies Pvt Ltd
Banking / Financial Services Delivery/ Equity Research
HSBC Electronic Data Processing India Pvt Ltd
Medica Hospitals Pvt Ltd
Reliance Communications Ltd
KPO / Research /Analytics / BI
Accenture Pvt Ltd; Cozum Analytics; HSBC Analytics; Wipro Analytics; ICRA Techno Analytics; Fractal Analytics; Sibia Analytics and Consulting Services; EBIW Info Analytic Pvt. Ltd.; ICRA Techno Analytics Limited
HR / Manpower Consultants (representing international and regional firms)
ABC Consultants Pvt Ltd; JobsBull; Endeavour Consultancy Services; E Business Solutions Inc; Enterprise IT Solutions; Asterion Consulting; Network Search; TIE-UPS
CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute – Project Coordinator (Analytics)
Zacks Research Private Limited – Investment research / Equity analytics
BH Services (HR consultants for disabled) – Data Specialist – Advanced Analytics BAO
Production, R & D, Customer Service, Finance, ICT, Marketing, Legal, Credit Risk, Banking, Research, Web
Overall, the trend shows a lateral shift to new industry verticals, like healthcare and market research, whereas it was formerly confined to IT, Banking & Financial and Business consulting. While large IT and finance companies continue with their analytics hiring, Kolkata based start-ups in consulting, IT, web and KPO analytics, have begun sourcing analytics talent for their in-house team. International firms are also looking to establish their base in the city with data and analytics professionals at both entry level and mid-level, to take charge of their India based operations. Interestingly, research institutes and have also realised the value analytics brings to their set-up and are hiring entry level analytics talents to make sense of their data.