CCN has just published part five of a five-part series on "rural sourcing."
What the author identifies as a new trend is dubious (only a single source — Kathy Britain White from Rural Sourcing, Inc. — is quoted from a rurally-oriented service provider). But the story includes some compelling reasons for considering taking your IT work to lesser-known high-tech areas, such as Arkansas and New Mexico.
You can read "Rural Sourcing. What Is To Become Of The American IT Worker?" here.