Job prospects Data Analyst - Informatics And Systems in the Halifax Region
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Database analysts and data administrators" in the Halifax Region or Canada.
Current and future job prospects
Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
Over the past few years (2019-2021), there was a major labour shortage for Database analysts and data administrators in the Halifax Region. There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172) in the Halifax region for the 2022-2024 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.
Additional information is available at the provincial level.
Here are some key facts about Database analysts and data administrators in the Halifax region:
- Approximately 680 people work in this occupation.
- Database analysts and data administrators mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 21%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 18%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 15%
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 12%
- Finance, insurance and real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
Find out what will be the job prospects for Database analysts and data administrators across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.
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