As many as 12 Indian companies including Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro are among top 100 outsourcing companies in the world.
In the latest '20012 Global Outsourcing 100', compiled by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), three Indian firms have found a place in the top 10, with Accenture heading the list.
Infosys has improved its position to the second spot from last year's fourth place while HCL Technologies' position jumped to third place from last year's 20th. Wipro Technologies too scored a better ranking to seventh place from ninth in 2011.
Other Indian companies in the list include iGATE Patni (18), Firstsource (22), WNS Global Services (26), Zensar Technologies (53), Hexaware Technologies (55) and Infotech Enterprises (56).
Besides, NIIT Technologies (65), Aditya Birla Minacs (66), ITC Infotech (70) and Birlasoft (72) are also in the list.
Companies on the list averaged USD 1.6 billion in annual sales with a growth rate of 6% versus 13% in 2008. Besides, these firms on an average engaged 17,400 employees across the world.
"In today's economy, it is more important than ever for outsourcing end users to be able to easily identify and select the right company for their outsourcing needs," IAOP Managing Director Jag Dalal said.
In last year's list, there were only two Indian firms in the top 10 -Infosys and Wipro.
Some other outsourcing companies which found a place in 2011 list were-- Firstsource, Zensar Technologies, iGATE Global Solutions, Mastek, Aditya Birla Minacs, Patni Computer Systems and Hinduja Global Solutions.
In a separate list of the 'World's Best Outsourcing Advisors' for 2011, KPMG International has been placed on the top spot, followed by Deloitte, PwC, Alsbridge and Ernst & Young.