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November 15, 2021updated 26 Nov 2021 10:24am

US healthcare industry IT recruitment activity rises 2.3% in October 2021

The US’s healthcare industry registered a 2.3% rise 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 2.79% in October 2021 when compared with September 2021.

Out of the healthcare industry’s total hiring activity, IT jobs claimed a 1.15% share in October 2021, recording an increase of 0.1% over the last three-month average share.

Top five job classifications in the US’s healthcare industry’s IT recruitment activity in October 2021

Out of the total job titles, the top five roles commanded a 98.01% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s healthcare industry in October 2021.

1) Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers recorded a share of 40.45% in October 2021, registering a 14.5% decline over the previous month.

2) Database and Network Administrators and Architects claimed an 18.93% share, an increase of 43.56% over the previous month.

3) Computer Support Specialists held a share of 14.42%, registering a 15.17% decline from September 2021.

4) Miscellaneous Computer Occupations captured a share of 12.25%, down 12.92% over the previous month.

Top five healthcare companies in the US’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 growth of 0.65% share in the overall IT recruitment activity of the US’s healthcare industry during October 2021 over September 2021.

HCA Healthcare posted 241 IT jobs in October 2021 and registered a drop of 3.6% over the previous month, followed by CVS Health with 188 jobs and a 3.09% drop. McKesson with 74 IT jobs and Mayo Clinic with 68 jobs, recorded a 25.42% flat growth and a 3.03% flat growth, respectively, while Sanford Health recorded an increase of 4.26% with 49 job postings during October 2021.

Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2021

Junior Level jobs held a share of 55.51%, down by 3.37% from September 2021. Mid Level positions with a 22.92% share, registered a decline of 2.74% compared with the previous month.

In the third place was Entry Level job ads with 20.98% share, down 3.24% over September 2021, while Senior postings accounted for 0.59%, recording a month-on-month increase of 66.67%.

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