Usual Suspects head NASSCOM top BPO employer rankings

NASSCOM has announced the annual rankings of top 20 IT-BPO employers in India, for the fiscal year gone by, 2010-11.
Tata Consultancy Services has emerged as the largest recruiter over the last year, followed by Infosys and Wipro Technologies.
The rankings reveal a surge in hiring, with almost one third of the industry aiming to grow by 25 percent, and a little over two-third of the industry planning to increase their employee base by 10 percent in the coming year. There is also a renewed focus on increasing the number of women in the workforce, with women as a percentage of total newhires reaching more than 40 percent over the last 3 years.

The cost of hiring for almost half of the industry has declined over the last three years, as aresult of increased referrals, campus placements and internal job postings. Hiring from tier-3 cities has also increased over the last year, and companiesthat are sourcing talent from tier-3 locations have reported a higher manpowerfulfillment ratio.

According to the survey findings, almost 90 percent of IT-BPO companies sponsor certification programs for employees while 83 percent conduct programsinternally. Almost 70 percent companies said that they sponsor higher educationfor their employees.

NASSCOM Top 20 IT-BPO Employers in India FY2010-11

1 Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
2 Infosys Limited
3 Wipro Technologies Ltd.
4 Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.
5 HCL Technologies Ltd
6 Mphasis Ltd
7 Genpact Ltd
8 Capgemini India Pvt Ltd
9 Tech Mahindra Ltd 1
10 Aegis Ltd
11 Mahindra Satyam 1
12 Intelenet Global Services Ltd*
13 Firstsource Solutions Ltd*
14 CSC, India
15 WNS Global Services (P) Ltd*
16 Syntel Ltd
17 Patni Computer Systems Limited 2
18 Hinduja Global Solutions Ltd*
19 Exl (India) Pvt Ltd*
20 L&T Infotech

Note: 1 Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Satyam have been ranked separately as they are functioning as two separate entities 2 iGATE Patni acquisition was completed on May 12, 2011 (FY 2012). The ranking here is only for Patni Computers as this is based on FY 2011 employee data July 28 2011