OUTSOURCING IN EASTERN EUROPE

What is the best country to outsource data processing or IT in Eastern Europe ?

Outsourcing in Eastern Europe offers great advantages like :

  • Real time collaboration for Europe
  • Very Highly skilled people
  • Cost savings
  • Multi Languages availability
  • Cultural affinity

But all the countries in Eastern Europe don’t offer the same advantages in term of cost, availability of talents, business environment, GDPR compliancy  so we choose the 10 more popular ones for their outsourcing capabilities and we compare them.

Different outsourcing studies did a great job but in this post we want to point out some details to show real differences according to our experience.

We make a full comparison of those countries known to be great nearshore outsourcing destinations for Europe on different criteria. We took different valid sources of informations and the verdict is that the winner is BULGARIA in term of costs, talents availability & skills , business environment.

THE FIRST 5 COUNTRIES

COUNTRIES
BULGARIA
ROMANIA
ALBANIA
POLAND
HUNGARY
Capital
Sofia
Bucharest
Tirana
Warsaw
Budapest
INSIDE EU (GDPR)
YES
YES
NO
YES
YES
PEOPLE SKILLS & AVAILABILITY / BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Main city population
1,3 M
1,9 M
0,6 M
1,7 M
1,7 M
Country population
7 M
19 M
2,7 M
38 M
9,9 M
English Speaking
* * * * *
* * * * *
* * * *
* * * * *
* * * *
Multilingual European Languages capability
* * * * *
* * * * *
* * * *
* * * * *
* * * *
Students in computer science per year
6000
5800
3200
8000
7400
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
5 / 5
5 / 5
2 / 5
5 / 5
4 / 5
COST
Net salary level on base 100 (Bulgaria)
100
115
90
131
127
Employer & Employee charges
31%
32%
25%
40%
46%
Infrastructure (SQM/month Prime)
12 EUR
19 EUR
10 EUR
15 EUR
21 EUR
RANKS
A.T. KEARNEY 2016 global services location index Eastern Europe
2
3
not listed
1
8
Tholons Top outsourcing 2015 Eastern Europe :
7
4
not listed
3
2
Cushman & wakefield BPO index rank 2015 : Eastern Europe
1
2
not listed
6
3
Colliers international outsourcing city rank 2015
3
4
not listed
7
5

THE NEXT 5 ONE

COUNTRIES
CZECH
CROATIA
SLOVAKIA
LITHUANIA
UKRAINE
Capital
Prague
Zagreb
Bratislava
Vilnius
Kiev
INSIDE EU
YES
YES
YES
YES
NO
PEOPLE SKILLS & AVAILABILITY / BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Main city population
1,2 M
0,8 M
0,4 M
0,5 M
2,8 M
Country population
10,5 M
4,2 M
5,4 M
2,9 M
45 M
English Speaking
* * * * *
* * * * *
* * * *
* * * *
* * *
Multilingual European Languages capability
* * *
* * *
* * *
* * *
* * *
Students in computer science per year
9000
8500
8400
5500
Inc
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
5 / 5
5 / 5
5 / 5
5 / 5
3 / 5
COST
Net salary level on base 100 (Bulgaria)
145
120
125
110
108
Employer & Employee charges
33%
37%
48%
39%
47%
Infrastructure (SQM/month Prime)
20 EUR
14 EUR
15 EUR
14 EUR
17 EUR
RANKS
A.T. KEARNEY 2016 global services location index Eastern Europe
6
7
5
Tholons Top outsourcing 2015 Eastern Europe :
1
5
Cushman & wakefield BPO index rank 2015 : Eastern Europe
5
4
Colliers international outsourcing city rank 2015
5
2

We hope than you find
those informations helpful

Of course there is always exceptions, some offshore vendors have great capabilities but we are speaking here about the average situation which happens in most of the time. Hope you envoy and find this post helpful, if you like it share it Here the sources than we compiled : We have been listed in the Top 3 Data Entry Companies in the world.

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