Information about the local and regional economy can be very useful in helping young people to understand which sectors of the economy are active in their locality. This information can be useful when making decisions about which careers and jobs they would like to enter after completing their education and training. The following links provide information on various aspects of the local and regional economy.
General information on the local & regional economy including growth sectors http://www.d2n2schools.co.uk/lmi
Employers and companies in the Derby South Ward http://www.d2n2schools.co.uk/files/uploads/1513856516.pdf
Infographic profile of the economy of the city of Derby
Labour Market Intelligence for all
Derbyshire Labour Market Intelligence
The Future of Skills Presentation, produced by Derby, Nottingham, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire D2N2
Key sectors and employers in the region
D2N2 has identified eight key sectors of economic growth: Transport Equipment Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Food and Drink Manufacturing, Construction, Visitor Economy, Low Carbon (Goods/Services), Transport and Logistics, and Creative Industries.
Some of the largest local employers are listed below. Click on each company to find out a little more about the variety of careers they offer.
Explore different occupations using the LMI for All Careerometer widget
The widget can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations help of learn about different occupations and identify potential careers.
It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.