Brits to lose 12% current of IT jobs by 2010

New report on offshoring's implications from the British Computer Society.

British Computer Society: Offshoring: a Challenge or Opportunity for British IT professionals?

Check out the above PDF link to this very meaty report.

The highlight: At least 12 per cent of current UK IT jobs could disappear by 2010.

"But although the offshoring market will continue to grow by 20 per cent year on year, the future for the British IT profession is far from bleak," claims the report.

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