Job prospects Data Analyst - Informatics And Systems near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Database analysts and data administrators near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a data analyst - informatics and systems.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

data analyst - informatics and systems
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172) in the Toronto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The City of Toronto has the largest technology cluster in Ontario. The Toronto economic region accounts for an above-average share of computer systems design firms. Recent business additions or expansions by major employers in these and related sectors bode well for employment prospects in the region. A few opportunities may also arise in the financial services sector, which has its hub in the City of Toronto.

Here are some key facts about Database analysts and data administrators in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 16,720 people work in this occupation.
  • Database analysts and data administrators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 28%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 21%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 10%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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