i worked as a programer for three years and left it to work offshore. the moneys great and u get 6 months of a year, you cant complain about that, the thing is their still looking for people, i got this ad out the job paper in aberdeen so not a lot of people have seen it, their taking on another 25 thousand people on over the next three years so get in while u can. just send an S.A.E to this address and your foots in the door. OFFSHORE JOBS, PO Box 5318, Glasgow, G74 3XJ. YOU GET ABOUT 22,000 for 6 months work, go for it.