Thanks marto and sundialsvc4 for responding.
I am not at all worried that somebody is some part of world would take opportunity out of my hand. In fact it may be true otherwise considering I am working in/for .... (totally agree to sundialsvc4) ;).
I do feel that there are less opportunities (in comparison to Java/.Net) but when you compare it with number of people in queue its probably balanced out. Only concern remains is $ paid by job. Many/most companies (in this region) take advantage of the situation and .... (hence my frustration)
I have the option to start up on my own but (in the burst of emotions) missed that in my post. It takes some time but seems to be the (probably the only) solution