You have accumulated vast experience in the Software field and thus you may be the charm for the employers looking out for an experienced professional.
Since you did not specify your domain where you have put maximum number of service such as Oracle, Java, C++, SAP etc, I cannot offer you advice in detail. But one thing is sure, you must possess all the positive attributes within you such as command over your area of work, familiarity with the latest modules and after all, an ability to convince the Employer why you should initiate a particular set of decision if exposed to a critical situation. In the Software- field, client are important and so your employer would evaluate you in that direction.
Since, this being a slow down period, you should be prepared for undertaking any job, though it may not be of your liking initially.
You may open up a computer institute after having taken the franchise of either NIIT or APTECH. If interested to offer teaching, you may join coaching classes where you can offer expertise to the aspirants.
You may also look out for an assignment in Engineering college where you can teach the students.
Critically analyse the situation and proceed accordingly.