This analysis of IT outsourcing trends was done in 2003 - the data is old but the framework for analysis and the conclusion are still relevant - "recent dips in U.S. IT employment may represent more than a transitory reflection of current economic conditions. International IT providers may be capturing a permanent share of U.S. IT expenditures and thus reducing the long term need for U.S. IT employment. IT industry and educational institutions need to plan accordingly for these new global workforce realities."