by Stephanie Overby

Ireland Outsourcing Scorecard

Jul 15, 20061 min

Ireland offers a mature market for offshore call centers, but you won't save money here on labor costs.

A guide to outsourcing in Ireland.

  • Overall Ranking: Declining
  • Average 2nd Year Programmer Salary: More than $20,000
  • Geopolitical Risk: Low
  • English Proficency: Excellent
  • Pros: Mature market for offshore contact center services. Excellent infrastructure. Obvious cultural compatibility. Political stability and data and IP security big pluses.
  • Cons: Too expensive; no longer viable center for labor arbitrage. Gap between labor supply and demand a burgeoning problem.


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