The government has introduced an interim quota covering Tier 1 and Tier 2 visa's. This is merely a preamble to firm quota's which will be enforced soon.
Additionally the Tier 1 threshold has risen to 80 points.
The quota system for Tier 2 permits shouldn't affect our providers so much - because the quota's are tied to company sponsors and not to individual applicants.
It would appear that if you're planning to come to UK under the former highly skilled migrant program... you better hurry!