Canada’s medical industry registered a 5.9% drop in IT hiring activity in October 2021 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database.

The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 0.94% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the medical industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 15.25% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.15% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in Canada’s medical industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 100% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 47.78% in October 2021, registering a 56.12% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed a 33.33% share, an increase of 114.29% over the previous month.

3) Computer and Information Analysts held a share of 10%, registering a flat growth from September 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 4.44%, down 20% over the previous month.

Top five medical companies in Canada’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, have accounted for a combined average decline of 33.66% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of Canada’s medical industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

Intelerad Medical Systems posted 30 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a drop of 21.05% over the previous month, followed by Sonova with 22 jobs and a 56.86% drop. Danaher with 6 IT jobs and Orion Health with 5 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a 400% growth, respectively, while Hill Rom recorded a decline of 20% with 4 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 68.89%, down by 34.74% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 24.44% share, registered an increase of 46.67% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 6.67% share, down 73.91% over September 2021.